Brett Dicker, an exec in Disney’s marketing and publicity department for 23 years, died Tuesday in Woodland Hills, Calif. of heart failure. He was 63. He most recently served as exec VP of marketing…
As more film campaigns turn to the Web to generate buzz, Universal has upped Doug Neil to exec VP of digital marketing. Neil, who helped grow “The Fast and Furious'” online following and oversaw “The…
Russia's box office grew by 4.7% in the first half of this year to $696 million, compared with the same period last year, Unifrance's Joel Chapron told an industry panel at the Locarno Film Festival…
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Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling, Bill Hader and Phyllis Smith voice the lead characters in Disney’s upcoming animated “Inside Out,” directed by Pete Docter. Poehler voices the lead character of Joy, while…
DreamWorks Animation is losing its marketing chief, Anne Globe, the company announced Monday in an SEC filing. As part of the departure, Globe will receive a lump sum payout and divest herself of…
Halle Berry will star in and produce "Mother," an indie comedy that's being developed to go into production early next year.
A clever concept becomes an amiable endurance test over the perky course of “Goddess,” a just-this-side-of-too-cheerful Aussie tuner. Though the pic did so-so biz during recent domestic release, the…
The key is even lower than the tide in Italian-born, Texas-adopted director Roberto Minervini's sophomore feature, a solemn small-town miniature that offers effectively woozy atmospherics, but is…
This eccentric and very funny combination of docu and crowd co-scripted romantic comedy is a surefire festival hit, and reps an enticing prospect for specialty distribs.
Amusingly casting a somnambulant, flesh-eating weirdo as a struggling artist's much-needed muse, Canadian-Danish genre mashup "Eddie" contemporarily tackles the rarely overlapping areas of…
Lithuania shoots and scores in "The Other Dream Team," an uplifting docu from longtime producer and first-time director Marius Markevicius about the nation's unique love affair with basketball.