The Toronto Intl. Film Festival started modestly 26 years ago when Dusty Cohl, Bill Marshall and Henk vander Kolk cooked up a scheme to raise the profile of the Canadian film industry by organizing a…
Decades from now, when Julianne Moore looks back on her career, she'll probably cast a particular eye on the year 2001, when she seemed to be everywhere, acting in every kind of movie.
As it did with so many young filmmakers, the Venice Intl. Film Festival was early to acknowledge the art of Polish director Andrzej Munk, whose "Men of Blue Cross" won best first film in 1955…
DIC Entertainment chairman Andrew Heyward Wednesday urged the animation industry to lobby for legislation to even the global playing field during a keynote address at the 8th World Animation…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has thrown its support behind the recently introduced wage-based tax credit bill to curb runaway production.
News Corp. and its Fox Television Stations unit said Tuesday they have officially completed the purchase of broadcaster Chris-Craft and its affiliates, a move that will give Rupert Murdoch's conglom…
German media group VCL Film and Medien saw a 123% boost in profits to 1.3 million euros ($1.1 million) in the first half of the year.
Can Washington, which views Hollywood as a rich enclave with enormous cultural influence -- for better and for worse -- now perceive it as worthy of salvation from foreign encroachment? The answer…
TOP 50 Indie Pix This year, Daily Variety’s Independents special issue provides a full list of 2000’s top arthouse grossers. (Jan. 3, 2000 – Jan 1. 2001) Rank Title (distrib) Domestic B.O…
TOP 50 Indie Pix Daily Variety’s Independents special issue provides a list of 2001’s top arthouse grossers. (Jan. 2 – July 15, 2001). Rank Title (distrib) Domestic B.O. (in millions) 1…