Don't believe the hype. That's the golden rule for distributors heading into Cannes looking to pre-buy hot projects.
As studios capitalize on works in the public domain, including "The Wizard of Oz," Warner Bros. has won a key court ruling that could give creators pause in how much leeway they have in exploiting…
Over the past several years, Relativity Media has expanded dramatically in size and scope, creating businesses, scooping up executives and inking deals in the U.S. and abroad.
It's all about the bottom line now, say indie film execs.
It's the foreign sales equivalent of a standoff: Buyers complain there's nothing to buy, and sellers say they can't make sales.
The international TV business didn't fall off a cliff at Cannes' 46th Mip TV mart. But recession lashed the event, which closed April 3, sparking a variety of reactions: cost-containment, buyer…
In this jittery market, buyers are proceeding with caution, but some of the screenings generating the best reaction are those offering footage to entice pre-buys. The tepid reception to fest opener…
Ang Lee's wartime spy thriller "Lust, Caution" is prompting cautions against lust -- and illegal downloads.
Too much caution and too little lust squeeze much of the dramatic juice out of Ang Lee's "Lust, Caution."