As expected, veteran arthouse exec Eamonn Bowles has joined the Shooting Gallery as president of TSG Pictures, the indie production company's new distribution arm.
Former Miramax Intl. president Ian Jessel has teamed with producer Lloyd Silverman to form the Artists Colony, a financing and distribution company that aims to back low-budget, edgy feature films…
The recent disqualification of two foreign films from Oscar consideration has some U.S. marketing execs calling for changes to a longstanding Academy rule.
Red Sky Entertainment, the upstart Vancouver-based film distributor, has announced its first slate of releases, and it is heavy on arthouse, foreign-language fare.
Producer Brian Grazer, who helped bring hits like "Liar Liar," "Ransom" and "The Nutty Professor" to screens everywhere, will receive the Publicists Guild of America's Showmanship Award on March 20.
Up-and-comers Matthew Lillard ("Scream"), Freddie Prinze Jr. ("I Know What You Did Last Summer"), Saffron Burrows ("Circle of Friends") and Elise Neal ("Scream 2") have enlisted to star in "Wing…
Two former Televisa execs are close to allying with rival broadcaster TV Azteca to aid the latter's international expansion efforts.
EXCLUSIVEP.J. Hogan, hot off the blockbuster success of his last helming gig, "My Best Friend's Wedding," is likely to direct a Warner Bros.' biopic about gameshow mogul Chuck Barris, according to…
The Mouse roared loudest again at overseas cinemas in 1997. Disney's Buena Vista Intl. has won the coveted prize of top-grossing studio outside North America for last year, racking up receipts of…
LOW POINTS: Not to put too fine a point on it, but 1997 was a lousy year for Warner Bros.' theatrical business -- maybe the weakest in modern memory.