One constant hitch in the indie finance game comes when actors and their agents and managers want to be assured of their share of overseas revenues, especially when they are working for deferred…
As independent distributors continue to be purchased by studios and as exhibitors continue to be inundated by a tremendous flurry of titles wanting screen time, many independent filmmakers find…
Giampaolo Sodano, former Sacis president and current director of Mediaset's leading channel Canale 5, was appointed president of the Sorrento Intl. Meetings fest (Incontri Internazionali di Sorrento).
With Texas-size ambition to augment its staff of six, Dallas-based indie DNA Prods. has in 10 years managed to rise through the strata of festival projects, regional commercial and service work to…
The independent distributor is dead. Long live the studio classics division.
French communications company Pathe stumped up the reported $62 million budget for Adrian Lyne's long-finished "Lolita." But it seems that even with that kind of money invested, the Gauls are nervous…
Fifteen-year-old Megalyn Echikunwoke will make her professional acting debut as the young female lead in the forthcoming four-hour ABC miniseries "Creature," based on the Peter Benchley novel "White…
Complete Sound Launch Complete Post celebrates its 20th anniversary with the grand opening this month of its stand-alone post-production house, Complete Sound. The building is being called the…
"You won't see any 'Bikini Beach' movies from us," declares Rick Leed, president of Wind Dancer Production Group in Burbank.
AMERICAN INTL. PICTURES Samuel Z. Arkoff: With his partner, James Nicholson, Arkoff founded AIP in 1954. Perhaps no one is better known as the progenitor of the indie action pictures and exploitation…
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