Bravo beware. California Assemblyman Anthony Portantino has authored a bill that hikes the penalties for crashing a party. Being an uninvited guest to an event could cost you $1,000 or more, or six…
Just weeks ago it looked as if Bob Kerrey was about to become the next MPAA chief, succeeding Dan Glickman. Since then, there's been no official announcement. And while one of the barriers to him…
Updated The White House this morning is releasing a comprehensive plan to combat piracy, the chief issue of the studios in Washington. The plan — just posted here — is heavy on proposals to boost the…
European multiplex group Kinepolis has inked an extensive multi-territory deal with MasterImage 3D to install and replace stereoscopic systems in its cinemas in France, Spain and Switzerland.
Two auteur genre pics -- Guillem Morales' "Julia's Eyes" and Oskar Santos' "For the Good of Others" -- proved standouts at the 5th Madrid de Cine-Spanish Film Screenings, which wrapped Tuesday.
Box office is booming in Italy, where admissions between January and May are up a whopping 18%, while theatrical grosses skyrocketed 31% to $448 million during the first five months of 2010.
The Karlovy Vary Film Festival unveiled its final lineup Tuesday, adding pics from China, Russia, Iran, Spain, the former Yugoslavia and Canada to the main competish slate, as well as a tribute to…
Optimum Releasing founder and CEO Will Clarke is leaving after 11 years to start a media company with longtime business partner Paul Higgins.
Strand Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to Dennis Todorovic's German coming-of-age film "Sasha."
Colombia is hosting the inaugural Bogota Audiovisual Market from July 7-9 to drum up more international biz for the local industry.