The zombie craze in popular culture has infected higher education. University of California, Irvine, has announced an online course based on "The Walking Dead." The university is partnering with AMC…
Senior Pathe exec Francois Ivernel has quit the European mini-major to start up London-based production company Montebello Prods. Most recently, Ivernel had been serving as chairman of the board and…
Michel Gondry's latest is an often inventive but finally exhausting adaptation of Boris Vian's cult novel "Froth on a Daydream."
Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset on Monday launched Ad4Ventures, an innovative fund devised by executive VP Piersilvio Berlusconi that will offer free TV spots to local and international…
Blighty's second largest exhib chain Cineworld Group has acquired leading independent exhib City Screen Group's Picturehouse Cinemas for £47.3 million ($76.2 million), it was announced Thursday.
Exhibition chain Odeon-UCI and Italy's anti-piracy body Fapac are partnering to nix camcording in the country's cinemas days ahead of MPAA chairman Chris Dodd's arrival at the Rome Film Festival for…
ROME -- Mediaset and its partner, 21 Investimenti, are poised to sell Italy's largest local exhibition loop, The Space Cinema, in the latest of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's moves to…
Federal tax exemption expected to fuel digital converstion
LONDON -- Vue Entertainment's $215 million takeover of German circuit Cinemaxx heralds a fresh wave of investment in Europe's cinema sector, which could help unlock the potential for box office…
Besides the consolidation of European circuits by Continental players, there's also the possibility of new entrants joining the pickup game in Europe.