John Malone's pay TV network Starz! has pulled in Shooting Gallery as a linchpin of the most elaborate programming strategy yet for Starz! Cinema, the channel's 20-month-old mini-pay clone.
The Cannes Intl. Film Festival has renewed its contract with Canal Plus for three years.
What auds in Britain and Mexico want is Mel Gibson, and they dined out on the Gibson starrer "What Women Want" over the weekend. Meanwhile, auds in Germany, Australia and Argentina showed they can't…
The Danish Film Institute has appointed Lars Feilberg head of production and development to succeed Thomas Stenderup, the main target of local producers' criticism of org's management.
"Unsolved Mysteries" producers John Cosgrove and Terry Dunn Meurer of Cosgrove/Meurer Prods. are marking their foray into features with the indie pic "Ball in the House," under Tanya Wexler's helm.
Eric Eisner, a lawyer and former top exec at Geffen Records, has sold his spec script "Of God and Country Club" to Columbia Pictures for more than $1 million.
Closing off a street -- or even the center of town -- for a film is one thing, but closing off a busy flight corridor? That's what the "Bourne Identity" team wanted Thursday when it decided to…
Antonio Banderas will star in Brian De Palma's $30 million-$35 million thriller "Femme Fatale," playing a paparazzo. After four months of searching, Quinta, the Paris-based production arm of Epsilon…
UGC, France's leading exhibitor, has widened the gap over its direct competitors thanks to its controversial unlimited-entry pass. In the Paris region, attendance rose 11% in 2000, with UGC, seeing…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
Australia's first dedicated product placement agency is open for business. Wise Owl Entertainment, established by former Showtime Australia marketing director Richard Weisel, has links with Norm…