The Italian government has approved a film co-production treaty with China, giving the Italo biz more inroads into the potentially huge market.
The Brits' addiction to TV soaps helped propel a live edition of the BBC's flagship sudser "EastEnders" to a record-breaking 15.6 million viewers.
Spanish mini-major DeAPlaneta has sold the Focus Features Intl. co-produced "Julia's Eyes" to Will Clarke's Optimum Releasing in the U.K.
Alta Films, Spain's top arthouse distribution-exhibition company, has nabbed all Spanish rights to British helmer Andrea Arnold's adaptation of Emily Bronte's classic novel "Wuthering Heights."
Cinepool, the theatrical arm of international sales group Telepool, racked up a number of sales at last week's European Film Market in Berlin.
The ongoing battle for control of multiplex chain Fame India has taken a new turn with exhibition sector market leader Reliance MediaWorks making a public offer on Sunday to buy a 52.48% share in the…
Conor McPherson's "The Eclipse," a romantic tale with ghost story elements, took possession of three prizes at the Irish Film and Television Awards, held Saturday in Dublin.
EMI said Sunday it is holding preliminary discussions with "interested and appropriate third parties" to revitalize the studio where the Fab Four recorded the bulk of their work.
Disney is reportedly eyeing four bids after closing down its high-profile auction of Miramax.
Kathryn Bigelow's "The Hurt Locker" stormed the BAFTAS with six awards.
"The Hurt Locker" and "Up in the Air" have won the top feature screenplay awards from the WGA.