Gallic paybox giant Canal Plus will kick off talks Monday on the French film industry's $64,000 question: how much cash will the feevee invest in local pics?
My colleague Dave McNary has a good story that may surprise those who view Hollywood as unscathed by the recession and the spiraling costs of health care: In fact, anxieties are running high…
Barry Levinson's documentary "PoliWood," which debuts tonight on Showtime, starts with the famous scene from his movie "Avalon," with a family mesmerized by the new TV set in their midst, not…
Goran Paskaljevic's "Honeymoons" swept the top Golden Spike and Fipresci Intl. Federation of Film Critics prizes at the 54th Valladolid Film Festival.
The Thessaloniki Film Festival, which opens in the Greek seaport next week, announced its lineup of masterclasses, exhibitions and other sidebar events Monday.
Newly minted banner Vigilante Entertainment is launching operations by developing Warren Ellis' comicbook series "Black Summer" with Ryne Pearson ("Knowing") tapped to adapt.
Sony has reported yet another quarter of losses -- its fourth straight -- though the pain is less than analysts predicted.
Quantum Entertainment, an investment group led by former Sony chairman Nobuyuki Idei, has completed its takeover of Yoshimoto Kogyo, a leading talent shop with extensive media interests.
Former Polygram chief Stewart Till has completed his drawn-out deal to acquire the U.K.-based international sales and distribution operations of Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey's Icon Group.
Qatari media company Al Noor Holdings used Sunday's closing of the Doha Tribeca Film Festival to announce its launch into the movie biz.
Ian McKellen is going back to drama school, for television.