FRANCE French paybox Canal Plus has named Patrick Tillieux as chief executive of Canal Plus Netherlands and Canal Plus Flanders. Tillieux, 42, joins the French pay giant from the Holland Media Group…
Miramax continues its book-buying spree, paying mid-six figures for the film rights to "The Fig Eater," Jody Shields' erotic murder mystery set in turn-of-the-century Vienna.
The Slovak film studio Koliba has been ordered to repay more than $4 million to the state. Money had been distributed to Koliba for local film production that never happened. The last Slovak film…
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Leading Australian film and TV producer-distrib Beyond Intl. is planning a A$5 million ($3.3 million) IPO of 75% of Beyond Online.
Miramax Films and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer have signed an eight-picture co-financing and distribution pact that augurs the formation of a longer-term alliance between the two studios.
Two German daytime talkshow hosts have received death threats from wrathful viewers who said their shows are too vulgar, prosecutors said Monday.
And now for something completely different: Eric Idle, a charter member of the Monty Python's Flying Circus comedy troupe, is joining the cast of NBC's "Suddenly Susan."
The Baywatch Prod. Co. is suing four Hawaii businessmen who registered Baywatch trade names with the state Dept. of Commerce and Consumer Affairs when the TV series committed in April to film in…
Atom Egoyan's Cannes-preemed "Felicia's Journey" will raise the curtain at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. Prelim announcements for the 24th edition, running Sept. 9-18, were made Tuesday.
Prague post-production company Cinemasound heralded completion of work on its first foreign film at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival.
Organizers have announced that a record number of films will be screened at the fifth annual Palm Springs Intl. Short Film Festival (July 27-Aug. 2), one of the largest such festivals in North…