Cinipix is developing an inspirational feature based on the story of basketball player Kevin Laue, who became the first one-armed player in the history of college basketball. The company has acquired…
Stereoscopic cinema desperately needs some wild, artistic directors to experiment with the format, though this clumsy omnibus amounts to little more than a vanity commission by the town of Guimaraes…
There's a good reason that CinemaCon tapped Alejandro Ramirez, CEO of Mexico's Cinepolis, as its honoree for the Global Achievement in Exhibition Award — Cinepolis was the first circuit in Mexico to…
It's fairly well-accepted that subscription VOD platforms are helping to ease the pain from declines in DVD sales. But for Hollywood, the question has become "Can that happen fast enough?" "DVD does…
Streaming is getting into the act as well. Apples iTunes Store extended part of its reach last week into Russia and India -- and Turkey, Indonesia and South Africa, too -- offering digital movies in…
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Growing VOD outfits bump up price for Hollywood product
Four days before Costa-Gavras' "Capital" screens as a special presentation at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, Cohen Media Group has acquired the latest political thriller from the Greek-born helmer…
BERLIN -- Luxembourg investment fund Pacific Capital Sarl has acquired a 29.9% share in producer-distrib Senator Entertainment.
Specialist financier Screen Capital Intl. has inked a deal with former Warner Bros. Intl. Cinema exec Ira Stiegler's Red Carpet Cinemas to build 50 theaters in China over the next five years, an…