People to meet include Riccardo Tozzi, Christine Berg, Vincent Maraval and more.
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In 2009, the Japanese B.O. hit its second-highest total ever, with $2.21 billion -- 5.7% better than 2008. Meanwhile, admissions grew 5.5% year-on to some 170 million.
With at least 500 3D screens out of a total of roughly 4,000, Italy touts itself as being at the forefront of Europe's 3D revolution.
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In Italy, foreign indies are getting slammed by the country's mania for 3D and the strong showings of quality local titles.
Overall, Aussie B.O. was up 15% in 2009, with no further plunges in homevid and Oz's first-ever title to breach the $A100 million mark in "Avatar."
There were 120 3D screens in Scandinavia at the end of last year, which reps 6% of the total 2,000 venues, many of which are situated in rural areas and equipped with only one screen. The research…
Germany's independent distribs enjoyed a terrific year at the box office in 2009 thanks to a winning combination of hugely successful local pics and licensed titles.
When it comes to 3D, it's a tale of two Germanys.
Many libraries of classic indie and arthouse films aren't in a fit state to exploit the digital future, and library holders lack the resources to invest in the necessary technical upgrade, according…
Hollywood's key power-lunch spots can be named on the fingers of one hand: The Ivy on Robertson Ave., the Grill in Beverly Hills and the Carlton Hotel in Cannes.
International sales company Timeless Films boasts a dense 3D slate at this year's Cannes Film Festival with four of its five titles selling in the format.