Twenty-year distribution vet Don Henry has been named general sales manager of the newly initiated Independent Artists/Legacy Releasing.
Screenwriter Don Roos ("The Opposite of Sex"), novelist Daniel Woodrell ("Tomato Red") and non-fiction writer Leslie Brody ("Red Star Sister") are among the winners of PEN Center USA West's literary…
Spain's film and trade authorities have teamed to launch the first Spanish Film Screenings for Europe, which will take place in December on the Canary Island of Lanzarote.
Unapix has sold 19 horror pics to Time Warner's TNT, clinching its biggest deal and reinforcing its position as one of the most active distributors of low-budget movies to cable.
The stock of Citadel Communications Corp. fell nearly 5% Wednesday following the radio broadcaster's announcement that it has filed to offer 10 million shares of common stock.
Gallic minimajor MK2 has announced sales and two upcoming projects following an uneventful Cannes fest. "Code Inconnu" from director Michael Haneke and starring Juliette Binoche pre-sold to Bavaria…
Recognizing the significant role songs from films play in the pop music universe, the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences has added a best soundtrack album category to its Grammy Awards.
Two bills that would provide tax incentives for film & TV production in California were ushered through the Assembly Appropriations Committee in Sacramento on Wednesday.
Nickelodeon will penetrate Africa via a strategic alliance with M-Net's K-TV channel in South Africa, the Continent's first private subscription service for kids.
The Jeffrey Katzenberg vs. Disney trial doesn't pick up until next week, but that didn't stop Katzenberg from cracking a few lawyer jokes Wednesday during a marketing confab keynote address.
If "The Phantom Menace's" weekend launch flew below some observers' overhyped expectations, the pic is more than making up for it with stellar mid-week numbers.