That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. Sorry for the late posting today, as I've been much of the day at the United Nations event in Westwood, where Secretary General Ban Ki-moon pitched…
"Polytechnique" nabbed 11 nominations Monday in the Canuck Genie film awards.
Video-on-demand distrib Filmbuff has acquired two pics set to unspool at South by Southwest this month: David Bond's "Erasing David," a new docu about surveillance, and "Crying with Laughter," a…
Italo government rubber-stamped a decree Sky Italia to reduce amount of advertising it broadcasts.
The clash between Silvio Berlusconi and Italian prosecutors seeking to bring the Italo prime minister and media mogul to justice on charges of financial misdealings deepened on Monday, when a Milan…
Endemol is beefing up its scripted programming in Russia with the acquisition of a controlling stake in local shingle WeiT Media for an undisclosed sum.
Providing further signs that there is certainly still an international market for strong, audience-friendly fare at a good price, Gallic mini-major Rezo inked 55 sales deals at or just after Berlin.
Russia's leading independent movie producer, Alexander Rodnyansky, has taken a majority stake in one of the country's leading art-house distribs, Kino Bez Granits.
Vivendi, Europe's biggest entertainment group, outperformed analysts expectations, posting Euros27.1 billion ($37.04 billion) revenues in 2009, up 6.9%, and an operating profit of $7.35 billion, up…
Yosuke Okuda's laffer "Hot as Hell" was awarded the Grand Prix at Yubari Fantastic Film Festival.
With the Academy Awards a week away, the days ahead will be the height of the industry's season of fetes and screenings, as well as a few events that, while not directly related to the Oscars, will…