Media.net has inked a deal with Columbia Pictures to link up the production offices of the studio's "I Spy" comedy actioner in Vancouver and Los Angeles using Media.net's high speed network.
Some leading U.S. and U.K. sales companies are now actively trying to kill off the London Screenings.
CineStar group has taken its first step into Eastern Europe by opening an eight-plex in the Czech Republic, with two more scheduled for this year.
Niklas Friedrichsen has been named deputy managing director of Universal Studios Networks Deutschland.
Japanese distribution giant Gaga has acquired all Japanese rights to the Wesley Snipes actioner "When the Ride Is Ruff" from newly launched Creative Union Entertainment.
Less than a week before its U.S. debut, French smash "Amelie" has become French box office champion for 2001, pocketing $36,890,436 and trouncing previous leader "Would I Lie to You? 2."
Producers of Charlton Heston starrer "Rua Alguem 5555," filming here in the rain forest, are aiming for a Cannes 2002 bow.
Saso Podgorsek's portrait of life in 1970s Yugoslavia, "Sweet Dreams" won the Golden Palm Tree at the 22nd Valencia Int. Film Festival which wrapped Oct. 25.
This year's Hof Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday, contrasted Germany's blooming mainstream comedies and thrillers of the Nineties with a return to the more introspective mood of the "Autorenfilm"…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected five 2001 Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting recipients, pooled from more than 5,500 initial applicants.
Former Polygram and Universal honcho Stewart Till has launched an international film production and distribution company, in partnership with Canada's CDP Capital Communications and Mosaic Media…