It suddenly appears that a planned takeover of TV and film animator Film Roman may be off, with parties working toward a stretched deadline of Friday for saving the deal. Pentamedia, an India-based…
The fifth annual Urbanworld Film Festival, a leading showcase for films by African-American, Latino and Asian filmmakers, will be held Aug. 1-5 in Gotham.
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New Line has beaten out several U.K. offers for film rights to "Being Alexander," a first novel by British author Nancy Sparling.
Columbia TriStar Films Italia posted record theatrical revenues for the financial year ended March 31, capping off a season of solid mid-range hits rather than blockbusters, director general Riccardo…
Robert Marcus has been named senior VP at AOL Time Warner, reporting to co-chief operating officer Richard Parsons.
AOL Time Warner is serving up movie tickets with its movie trailers. The media conglom has pacted with interactive TV venture Standard Alliance to make trailers that appear on its AOLTV service…
InternetStudios.com has replaced ShowBizData as the official online partner of the Cannes Market, to be held May 9-19.
Sony Pictures Entertainment general counsel and secretary Ronald N. Jacobi is ankling the company after 17 years.
"Hannibal" had a killer preem in Japan last weekend while "Traffic" registered effectively in Germany and "Miss Congeniality" continued its winning ways in a generally lackluster frame in Europe.
Columbia Pictures may finally be headed for the South Pole, with Steven Zaillian leading the way. Zaillian has inked to do a rewrite on "Endurance," a pic about Ernest Shackleton's disastrous mission…