Top honors were split at the 14th Guadalajara Muestra, or showcase, of Mexican film, which attracted more international interest than past fests.
Stock in Circuit City, the parent company of the Divx technology, jumped 10% Thursday on speculation that Viacom's Blockbuster Video is poised to make an equity investment in the struggling Divx…
Four Media Co. reported record second-quarter profits of $2.3 million Thursday, up 232% from $693,000 a year ago, as a result of higher television revs contributed from recently acquired…
Zeitgeist Films, which in 1997 distributed Deepa Mehta's "Fire," has acquired the Indian director's "Earth," the second in a trilogy that began with "Fire."
Off Broadway has a lot on tap this summer -- or a lot of tap, anyway -- as an imminent deal may soon bring Savion Glover's hoofing show "Savion Glover/Downtown: Live Communication" back to the…
Australian television veteran Glen Kinging has been appointed international director of Kerry Stokes' troubled Seven Network Australia.
Adam Ware, UPN's new chief operating officer, has named former SF Broadcasting chief Steve Carlston executive VP of affiliate relations and affiliate marketing, replacing Kevin Tannehill, who has…
Hamburg-based production and distribution company Igel Media announced plans Thursday to hit the stock exchange in April.
Eric Mendelsohn's debut feature "Judy Berlin" and Tom Tykwer's German actioner "Run Lola Run" will open the 28th year of the New Directors/New Films Series, which runs from March 26 to April 11 at…
Like a circus elephant balanced on a small stool, the financial well being of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences rests on the Oscar statuette.