Poland may have found a local hit to rival the numbers the Hollywood blockbusters rack up in local cinemas.
Six of the 10 companies that developed digital videodisc technology have reached an agreement on a joint licensing program for the technology.
As Mifed moved to its halfway point Tuesday, the pace of sales picked up and anticipation started to build among U.S. buyers involved in imminent North American deals on three pics: John Boorman's…
Banner Pictures has acquired all North American rights to director Bob Swaim's "The Climb" for a mid-six- figure minimum guarantee.
Sydney-based Dream Creations Intl. and principals Daizy Gedeon and Leo Mir plan to produce the four-hour miniseries "Lebanon: A Search for Identity," based on their film short "Lebanon ... Imprisoned…
Elton John's tribute to Princess Diana, "Candle in the Wind 1997," has become the most successful single of all time, shipping 31 million units worldwide in a mere 37 days.
World Brief: Germany
Strand Releasing, the Santa Monica-based specialized film company, has hired Gail Blumenthal in the new position of vice president of distribution.
Film distribution companies Nippon Herald Films Inc. and Shochiku-Fuji Co. have struck an unusual alliance to bring the movie "Seven Years in Tibet" to Japan.
Peter Facinelli will star in the Columbia film "The Party" and the indie film "Shepherd." The actor moves up to lead status after co-starring in "Telling You" with Jennifer Love Hewitt, and in "Touch…