LONDON — The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is to fete former Monty Python star Michael Palin. The English comedian and writer will receive BAFTA's top honor, the Fellowship, at the…
LONDON -- New U.K. free-to-air IPTV service, YouView -- backed by the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and telcos Arqiva, BT and TalkTalk -- will not be up and running by its London Olympic Games…
U.K. video-on-demand service SeeSaw has been acquired by a consortium of investors led by Criterion Media Group, a division of L.A. bank Criterion Capital Partners which owns social network Bebo.com.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$27.7M Sony / Screen Gems 13.13%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$778,903 Cumulative:$307.3M Disney 34.56%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$703,203 Cumulative:$17.1M Warner Brothers 34.59%
U.S. investment outfit Criterion Capital Partners are believed to be close to purchasing struggling British online TV service SeeSaw, which had been due to close following sustained losses.
For long, Hollywood has touted the promise of digital delivery of movies to theaters as a way to dramatically cut costs -- a promise that has largely gone unfulfilled.
Satellite and IP networks provider Arqiva has pledged to plant a tree for every digital film it delivers to a cinema via satellite.
Anticipating the release of James Cameron's "Avatar" along with a slew of other upcoming 3D pics, Italy's top exhibition chain, the Space Cinema, has inked a deal with leading European digital cinema…