A clutch of quirky crime dramas -- think "24," "Smallville," "Alias," "Thieves" and "Criminal Intent" -- are likely to pique the interest of 1,000 foreign TV buyers who hit town over the weekend for…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
While studios and audiences alike have been slow to embrace the burgeoning video-on-demand business, SightSound Technologies has unveiled plans to offer 20 new feature films a week on its Web site…
The 12th annual Human Rights Watch Intl. Film Festival will unspool 38 films, mostly documentaries in their New York premieres, June 15-28 at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater.
Good Machine co-founders Ted Hope and James Schamus will receive the Filmmaker on the Edge Award at the third annual Provincetown Intl. Film Festival, running June 13-17 at the tip of Cape Cod.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to director Jacques Rivette's "Va Savoir!," a Competition pic at Cannes, from Paris-based sales company Celluloid Dreams in a mid-six-figure…
Steven Gaydos: Eurotrack
Spain has a new business game: pre-guessing what cards Telefonica Media will play to push toward profits.
Amazon.com has inked a deal with Buena Vista Pictures Marketing to promote the studio's upcoming pics online. Financial details were not disclosed.
Europe and the U.S. went away the big winners at the 54th Cannes Film Festival. Crowning the cake was Palme d'Or winner, "The Son's Room," a poignant drama of bereavement from director Nanni Moretti.