What: European Film Awards When: Dec. 7 Where: Teatro dell’ Opera in Rome Highlights: A full weekend of seminars and meetings staged by the European Film Academy and other orgs. Among the items on…
It may be a precarious time for the Continent's film industry, but Wim Wenders, European Film Academy prexy, is banking on at least one resource not affected by economic factors, namely the creative…
Arthur Sarkissian, producer of the first two installments of the "Rush Hour" franchise, has signed a first-look producing deal with MGM. The first film likely to be developed under the deal is a…
"Ice Age," a box office hit in March, is off and running on DVD. Released on DVD and VHS on Tuesday, the animated movie that is expected to be a strong contender for an Oscar nomination in that…
Asia's homevideo pirates are extremely efficient, well-financed and occasionally violent criminals -- and they're getting wealthier. Piracy levels continue to grow throughout the region, although…
Part of Vancouver's runaway gravy train has left the station. But Stateside showbizzers shouldn't break out the champagne just yet -- the train's apparently headed east, to other Canuck provinces…
DVD is starting to take over the world. Homevideo has long been the studios' ace in the hole when it comes to pic profitability, accounting for more than half the majors' global revenues for feature…
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Italia will release on DVD a slate of restored classics from legendary Italian producer Franco Cristaldi.
Buena Vista Television has inked a five-year deal with MGM Home Entertainment for exclusive DVD distribution of 66 classic films.
Swiss license trader and distributor Falcom Media Group has inked a deal with the RTL Group to distribute its DVD/video releases in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.