RKO Pictures and animator Phil Roman have joined forces to turn a series of vintage films into animated features, starting with six pics that include the 1946 "Sinbad the Sailor," the 1952 adventure…
Harvey Entertainment Co. has acquired all U.S. rights to Pearson Television Intl.'s animated children's film "A Monkey's Tale." Pic, which received best animated film award at the Hollywood Film…
Kinowelt Intl.'s campaign into Eastern Europe has reached Moscow, where the Teutonic company has joined local distributor Gemini to form the Gemini Kinomir joint distribution venture. The new company…
With a deal valued at north of $50 million, the Lions Gate-Trimark merger is all but done. Sources said that Lions Gate plans to utilize Trimark primarily as its video arm, effectively killing…
Lot 47 Films is proving to be an active post-Cannes buyer: the Gotham shingle has acquired North American rights to Amos Kollek's "Fast Food Fast Women," which screened in the main competition at the…
Gotham-based Lot 47 Films has acquired North American rights to the Cannes competition film "Chunhyang" from Korean director Im Kwon Taek.
Gotham indie distributor Lot 47 Films has returned from Cannes with a newfound interest in cinema Down Under.
In yet another clash of the media titans, Blockbuster is hiding copies of DreamWorks' "American Beauty" video behind store counters because the studio wouldn't cave to Blockbuster's financial term…
Jeff Lipsky and Scott Lipsky's Lot 47 has closed a mid-to-high six-figure deal for all North American rights to the Beyond Films-repped romantic comedy "Russian Doll."
Lot 47 Films has tapped Mary Ann Hult VP of publicity and Dawn Altyn VP of distribution services.
In German video biz history, 1999 will go down as the breakthrough year for DVD.