There's nothing small about the promotional partnerships Columbia Pictures has lined up around "The Smurfs 2." The studio has brokered deals with more than 100 partners to help hype the Sony Pictures…
Kevin Dersley has been appointed managing director of Elevation Sales, the sales and distrib company jointly acquired by Studiocanal U.K. and Lionsgate U.K. in 2007.
Just one day after HMV, the U.K.'s biggest entertainment retailer, went into administration, home entertainment rental firm Blockbuster U.K. has announced that it has also gone into administration…
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The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
LONDON -- You won't find them pontificating on panels or mingling at parties in Cannes, but the DVD buyers for the U.K.'s supermarkets are now among the most important players in the British film and…
Domino's, the U.K.'s leading pizza delivery company, is making a move into video-on-demand via a deal with Lionsgate UK.
LONDON -- Disney U.K. and Ireland has inked a deal with video-on-demand company Blinkbox that will see a selection of the distrib's titles become available on the service.
Innovative business models in TV are rare, but a fledgling U.K. show that claims to offer a twist on the celebrity interview suggests marketing possibilities involving VOD and the world of retail.
U.S. investment outfit Criterion Capital Partners are believed to be close to purchasing struggling British online TV service SeeSaw, which had been due to close following sustained losses.
"It's different here." So says the sign on the wall in the London office for DreamWorks Theatrical and Neal Street Prods.' latest staging of "Shrek the Musical."
Tesco, the world's third-largest retailer, has bought a majority stake in video-on-demand company BlinkBox.