"The Baader Meinhof Complex," "Gomorrah," "I've Loved You So Long" and animated pics "Persepolis" and "Waltz With Bashir" will vie for foreign pic laurels at the British Academy of Film and…
Richard Lorber, who formerly headed specialty distribs Fox Lorber and Wellspring, has launched a company called Alive Mind.
Disney-Pixar's Ed Catmull has been tapped to receive the Gordon E. Sawyer Oscar for technical contributions to the industry.
Although there were many great traditional films this year, the one I loved the most was pure, magical and animated.
Apple is dropping its anti-piracy protection on iTunes and the music biz if finally getting the variable pricing it has long desired.
After months of phony war, France's two media giants, Vivendi's Canal Plus Group and France Telecom-Orange, have signed what looks like a historic peace pact.
In an upset, modestly budgeted 3-D kidpic "Journey to the Center of the Earth" has advanced to the Oscar visual effects bakeoff -- and created a logistics headache for the Academy in the process.
Gallic media entrepreneur Stephane Courbit, the former prexy-CEO of Endemol France, has acquired a 49% stake in French website MyMajorCompany.
U.K. homevid sales climbed 3% last year even though the credit crunch torpedoed a number of DVD retailers and hit consumers in the pocket.
The federal program created to dole out subsidies for digital TV converter boxes is almost tapped out, weeks before the Feb. 17 date that will mark the end of all analog broadcasting.