Nicolas Cage and Kate Winslet are among the stars who have lent their voices to a new British animated movie based on Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol."
Overseas FilmGroup, flush with fresh cash and new management, is well on its way to becoming a major player on the New York film front, signing a first-look deal with veteran producer Jon Kilik and…
Christine Vachon and producing partner Pam Koffler, through their Killer Films, have entered into a comprehensive two-year development and co-production pact with investor Paul Allen's Clear Blue Sky…
UGC chairman and CEO Guy Verrecchia has been named Cinema Expo Intl.'s exhibitor of the year.
United Artists Films has sold three pics -- "Girlfight," "Kingdom Come" and "Songcatcher" -- to Japanese distrib Shochiku.
Franchise Pictures has closed a three-picture distribution deal with Japan's Nippon Herald worth $6 million, continuing a relationship formed during this year's American Film Market.
A comedy pitch delivered live by "The Blair Witch Project" creators Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez to 75 distributors has landed deals in several Euro territories.
Tapestry Films has promoted Terry Guerin to director of literary affairs. She will acquire New York-based source material to develop into feature films.
Lions Gate Films has closed a deal for North American rights to Ken Loach's "Bread and Roses." The shingle won out over several other suitors, including Palm Pictures. Pic, an official competition…
Initial Entertainment Group has closed rights deals for 14 territories on "Traffic," the Steven Soderbergh-helmed drama starring Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas.
Regent-Moonstone, the production and sales partnership between Regent Entertainment and Moonstone Entertainment, has boarded the Boy George autobiog "Karma Chameleon" (formerly "Take It Like a Man")…