Blighty box office is up 3% year-on-year thanks to the slew of 3D pics that were on offer in the first half of this year, according to the Film Distributors' Assn.
Jupiter Telecommunications (J:Com), Japan's largest cabler, will bow a specialty VOD channel for Warner Bros. TV series, the company announced on Wednesday.
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Two of ITV's international toppers are ankling as part of management changes that involve the hiring of a Disney executive at the under-performing web.
Pubcaster NHK has axed its live coverage of the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament, which begins on Sunday, due to public outrage over 65 wrestlers' connection to an illegal baseball betting syndicate with…
Twentieth Century Fox International has upped Paul Higginson and Todd Huntley to exec VP and senior VP, respectively, of the distrib's European theatrical division.
Argentina's Pablo Trapero has signed to produce three features and a documentary under his Matanza Cine banner, building on the box office success of his Cannes' Un Certain Regard player "Carancho."
A collection of premieres -- one world, one European, one U.K. and one London -- make up the fall season at London's Hampstead Theater, where the slate finishes with a Mike Leigh-helmed staging of…
Canadian-based E1 Entertainment has signed on as a producer for the AMC pilot "Hell on Wheels."
Frank Dileo, who once managed the late Michael Jackson, has hitched his wagon to Polish mega-watt performer Kuba Ka, who plans to establish a beachhead in the U.S.
It's not unusual for an arts festival to take on the character of its host community, but the degree to which the Montreal Jazz Festival has become part of the fabric of the city itself is impressive.
BBC Worldwide Channels has poached Universal Networks Intl. U.K. and Northern Europe programming director Jon Farrar to lead program strategy for its webs across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.