A growing global theater network, with 33 installations and 41 signings last quarter, helped Imax profits nearly double to $15 million from $8.4 million. Revenue rose 20% to $81 million.
PARIS -- Giant French conglom Vivendi saw profits dip in the first half of 2012 as declines at vidgame arm Activision Blizzard offset upticks in Universal Music and Canal Plus.
Imax CEO Richard Gelfond sees the merger of a Chinese and U.S. theater chain as good news for AMC Theaters, and he hopes some of the benefits will trickle down to his company.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Micro-budget Aussie chiller "The Tunnel" has taken the multi-platform release strategy to a new level.
CBS profit surged 80% last quarter as the bucks rolled in from digital streaming deals and syndication.
The holidays weren't as giving as Hasbro had hoped — the company saw profits slip 1% during the fourth quarter, when toymakers typically generate a large portion of their annual sales — but the…
Time and again, independent filmmakers around the world claim that without Michael Barker, Tom Bernard and their team at Sony Pictures Classics, there would be no market in the U.S. for their work.
CBS Corp. net profit climbed nearly 7% to $338 million last quarter driven by entertainment and cable networks as CEO Leslie Moonves declared that "we have transformed CBS into a content company…
Earnings at News Corp.'s U.K. paybox BSkyB are set to double in five years' time once the company is owned outright by the Murdoch firm.
Though Argentina has an enviable system for state film-financing, now copied around Latin America, money remains tight, and the doling out of credits and subsidies can take years.