Rizzoli Distrib To Open In March

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After months of promises, producer Angelo Rizzoli announced the opening of a new Italian distribution company – Distribuzione Angelo Rizzoli Cinematografica – in March. The move reaffirms the…

Granada, Yanks Make Multi-picture Pacts

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Down the lightly traveled U.S-European co-production highway, British broadcaster Granada Television is driving a vanload of telepics. Eight projects are in development with various U.S. players…

'Green Card' Aces In First Week

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In a fairly dull trading week blighted by lack of new product and severe cold and heavy snow blanketing much of Europe, the few bright spots included the socko preem of “Green Card” in sunny…

Tv Viewing Up In France

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The French may grumble about the quality of fare served up by the tv networks, but they keep on watching. In fact, the average household is spending more time in front of the tv than ever before. The…

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Borglund Joint M.D. At Beyond Intl.

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At Beyond Intl. Group, major Oz production house and the country's largest sales outfit, a top-level reshuffle has seen production and distribution exec director Mikael Borglund assume the role of…

Fest Abreast Of Growing City And Nation

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Germany is bigger and so is the Berlinale. Both the nation and its largest city are now united and undergoing a profound economic transformation. And both the festival and market here are also…

SRO Turnout For Market

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The Persian Gulf war, it appears, will not overshadow this year's Internationale Filmfestspiele, scheduled to run Feb. 15 to 26 in the newly unified Berlin. In fact, the European Film Market at the…