Comedy and a dash of romance proved the perfect antidote for audiences overseas in these troubled times as "American Pie 2," "Bridget Jones's Diary," "Legally Blonde," "America's Sweethearts" and…
Bay Films VP Jennifer Klein and indie producer Kevin Messick will join Paramount Pictures-based production and financing shingle Mutual Film Co. as senior production execs later this year.
Richie Fay, AMC Entertainment's head film buyer, will get the Al Shapiro Distinguished Service Award this year at ShowEast.
Dimension Films has signed a multiyear, first-look pact with producers Roy Lee and Doug Davison. The two, who recently formed their own production shingle, Vertigo Entertainment, will bring film…
Miramax co-president of production Meryl Poster, film editor Dede Allen, actor Phylicia Rashad and actor-director Liv Ullmann are winners of the 2001 Muse awards for outstanding vision and…
"Shrek" will grapple with "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," "Spy Kids" and "The Emperor's New Groove" for the best film prize at the BAFTA Children's Awards, to be handed out Dec. 2.
Janine Gold has been promoted to head of FilmFour Intl., the foreign sales arm of U.K. producer-distributor FilmFour.
French theater admissions for the first seven months of 2001 stood at 132 million, up 9% on the same period last year, the French Exhibitors' Federation (FNCF) said Monday.
Attendance was up at the 16-day Vancouver Intl. Film Festival, which closed Friday. This is in contrast to last month's Toronto film festival, where attendance had been hit hard by the Sept. 11…
Organizers of the 4th Intl. Film Festival in Mumbai are eyeing "Bandits," from producer Ashok Amritraj, as the fest's opening-night film.
Danish director Lone Scherfig's "Italian for Beginners" won the grand prize at the 17th Warsaw Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday.