LONDON — Vienna-based sales house Autlook has acquired worldwide rights for Marc Bauder's documentary "Master of the Universe," which won Locarno’s Critics' Week prize. The deal was negotiated…
Touting its performance at the box office, Open Road Films has announced that its lenders have agreed to extend the company's $100 million revolving credit facility for five years through 2018. Open…
For City National Bank, Cannes is as much about fact-gathering as it is shaking hands. Three of its entertainment division bankers — David Acosta, senior VP and team leader; David Oliver, VP and…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Hot off his Oscar-winning turn in "The Artist," French thesp Jean Dujardin is in talks to join Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill in Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street."
Investment banker and real estate veteran Marie Adler is launching Adler Prods., focused on the production and financing of up to four feature films per year in $5 million to $25 million ranges.
While the recent big-money moves for Legendary and Summit clearly signal that commercial banks are returning to Hollywood, lenders are still approaching the movie business as a whole with a higher…
CAA has quietly extended reach into the financing arena on a range of media and showbiz ventures.
"Banker to the Poor," the best-selling autobiography of Nobel prize-winner Muhammad Yunus who devised the system of microcredit loans for the poor, is being adapted into a film boasting a "Slumdog…
Seagram Co.’s MCA Inc. and Polygram have joined the line of studios taking a look at financially troubled indie Samuel Goldwyn Co., Wall Street sources say. Interest in Goldwyn, the last of the true…
As bankers prepare for a Friday meeting on the Euro Disney audit, some bank officials already say it is too early for them to agree on the park's cash needs or on refinancing proposals.
KPMG Peat Marwick execs finally handed over their independent audit of Euro Disney Monday, providing a small shot in the arm for the financially troubled theme park.