It's Palm Springs weekend meets Woodstock this week in Karlovy Vary, with hundreds of twentysomethings camped out under the sweltering skies of the Czech spa town hosting its 34th film fest.
The Britt Allcroft Co., best known for "Thomas the Tank Engine," has sealed a three-year co-production deal with Danish media group Egmont Imagination. The companies plan to produce three projects…
While Americans were eating up "Wild Wild West" as their holiday movie treat, the Quebecois were celebrating Canada Day (July 1) with the record local opening of the homegrown "Elvis Gratton II -…
Nancy Redford has been named VP of programming and development for Fox Family Channel. She'll report to Joel Andryc, senior VP, kids' programming and development, for Fox Family Worldwide.
Mario Puzo, author of the bestselling novel "The Godfather" that spawned the Mafia film trilogy, died Friday of apparent heart failure at his Long Island home. He was 78.
Shlomo Nimrodi has been tapped prexy and CEO of virtual set creator RT-SET.
The U.K. preems of Atom Egoyan's "Felicia's Journey," Tim Roth's "War Zone" and Catherine Breillat's "Romance," and retrospectives honoring French director Robert Bresson, producer Art Linsom and…
Garry Shandling and Brad Grey made it official Friday when they announced they had "amicably settled and resolved their lawsuit." The settlement had been expected (Daily Variety, July 2).
FRANCE State film, TV org names Hoss CEO France’s culture ministry has appointed Jean-Pierre Hoss, 53, as CEO of the Centre National de la Cinematographie (CNC), the state-controlled organization at…
Warner Bros.' big-budget actioner "Wild Wild West" rode off with an estimated $36.8 million bounty over the four-day weekend, leading the Independence Day holiday into near-record territory. Since…
Industry vets Jay Kanter, Richard Weinberg and Alain Bernheim have paid six figures for screen rights to "Talk Show," an unpublished thriller by Robert Rosenblum writing under the name Will Chase…