French helmer Kim Chapiron's gritty prison drama "Dog Pound" has been acquired by New York-based Elephant Eye for U.S. distribution.
Updated Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has endorsed the Comcast and NBC Universal joint venture, noting the "positive impact there will be on minority programming, employment and purchasing…
One of Russia's leading independent film producers is planning to launch a dedicated arthouse television channel for cable and satellite subscribers.
For the second year running, in 2009 Spanish movies grossed more outside Spain than in their domestic market, according to a study.
Warner Bros. Entertainment has inked a multi-layered U.K. film distribution agreement with online European film and TV subscription service Lovefilm.
Spanish toon house Continental Animacion is joining forces with Brazil's Otto Desenhos Animados to co-produce stereoscopic 3D animated pic "Witchcraft."
Top indie distributor Aurum Producciones has nabbed theatrical and DVD distribution rights to debutant helmer Jose Manuel Carrasco's teen comedy "The Diary of Carlota."
Morgan Freeman will be guest of honor at the 16th edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival in Bosnia next month.
The Cinema Expo kicked off in Amsterdam on Monday with the spotlight squarely on the rapidly growing opportunities of digitization and 3D, which continues to expand globally at a dramatic rate.
Palestinian helmer Hany Abu-Assad has been appointed president of the jury for the 2010 Doha Tribeca Film Festival.
"They think I'm a god?" Sean Connery asks Michael Caine about halfway through "The Man Who Would Be King." Yep, that's what the Kafiristan natives think in the 1975 movie, and that's pretty much what…