The 49th Berlin International Film Festival (Feb. 10-21) is dedicating its annual retrospective to the films of Hollywood director and producer Otto Preminger, the festival announced Wednesday.
Paramount-based Mandalay Pictures has acquired Ann Lewis Hamilton's spec script “Near in Blood” for a six-figure against high-six-figure sum. “Clay Pigeons” helmer David Dobkin is attached to direct…
One-time profits from library deals enabled Spelling Entertainment to narrow its third-quarter loss to $4.4 million from $18 million a year ago, before a $25 million charge for liquidation of the…
The new kid on the New York film production block is Sibling Rivalry Entertainment, formed by writer-director JD Shapiro and his three sisters.
Sharply lower profits from Seagram Co.'s Universal Studios and its liquor division combined to drag down the conglom's net profit 18% to $95 million in the third quarter, before a one-time $1.07…
Ticketmaster Corp. filed a lawsuit Wednesday against online music retailer N2K Inc., accusing the Internet-based outfit of reneging on a $12 million marketing deal the two companies signed in April.
Imax Corp.'s two co-chief executive officers Bradley Wechsler and Richard Gelfond have signed new three-year employment agreements to remain in their current positions through June 30, 2001.
Lifetime and its sibling Lifetime Movie Network (LMN) have engineered the most extensive movie deal in their history, harvesting 120 made-for-TV titles from Pearson North America.
The Directors Guild of America on Wednesday announced the winners of its 1998 Student Film Awards for African-American, Asian/Pacific, Latino and women filmmakers. The awards, which bring prizes of…
Dimension Films, Miramax's genre arm, has acquired worldwide homevideo rights to "Total Recall: The Series" from Team Communications.