Doling out Hungary's film funds will be the responsibility of panels of industryites under plans drawn up by the country's film commissioner, Hollywood producer Andrew Vajna.
The Venice Film Festival will celebrate Al Pacino, who will bow his "Wilde Salome" on the Lido, and be honored with the fest's Jaeger-Le Coultre Glory to the Filmmaker award.
The 65th Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival has unveiled the first glimpse of this year's British selection, including world premieres of David Hare's telepic "Page Eight," Matthew Parkhill's "The…
Mexican media mogul Ricardo Salinas-Pliego, owner of No. 2 broadcaster TV Azteca, is launching a triple-play gambit via mobile services subsidiary Grupo Iusacell that recently partnered with TV giant…
Seventh Art Releasing has acquired North American rights to Britta Wauer's documentary "In Heaven, Underground: The Jewish Cemetery in Berlin-Weissensee" during the Hot Docs festival, the company…
Public broadcasting has had success for generation in reaching young kids with shows like "Sesame Street" and "Mr. Rogers Neighborhood," and today stations launched a new initiative aimed at keeping…
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to Asghar Farhadi's Iranian drama "Nader and Simin, A Separation" from Memento Films Intl.
MPAA chairman Chris Dodd gave one of his first major speeches to the Media Institute in Washington today in which he highlighted what may be his biggest challenge: Changing the perception of…
Comcast will spend $200 million more a year to boost programming at the NBC broadcast net in prime time and $100 million more on cable net shows, NBCUniversal topper Steve Burke said Wednesday.
The "Hawaii Five-0" boys are bringing home the bacon for CBS.
Updated President Obama will sit down with "60 Minutes" correspondent Steve Kroft for what is being described as his "first and only" interview about the raid that led to the killing of Osama bin…