Indications are that many major offshore markets, with the notable exception of Japan, are enjoying a stronger start to the B.O. year than last January, buoyed by a slew of U.S. drawcards and a…
Dino De Laurentiis will be the 36th recipient of the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award -- his first Oscar since 1956. "De Laurentiis' body of work speaks for itself," Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
The 28th annual Brussels film fest kicked off its awards presentation by honoring local talent. In the short Belgian film competition, top prizes went to Olivier Masset-Depasse for "Chambre Froide"…
Dana Precious has been upped to exec veepee of creative advertising for the Col TriStar motion picture group.
Hollywood may have gone global, but it's still doing pratfalls when it comes to opening comedies abroad.
Galaxy Entertainment of Toronto is becoming a player in the troubled British Columbia moviehouse market through the purchase of an eight-plex in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island from Caprice Entertainment…
FROM SUNDANCEFormer USA Films exec Peter Kalmbach has joined New York-based financing and production company Winter Films as senior VP of production. Kalmbach will be responsible for finding feature…
With 18 opening-night films screening simultaneously in all 18 fest venues, the 30th Rotterdam Intl. Film Festival, kicks off Jan. 24 on a grand scale.
The Museum of Television & Radio has announced a three-month screening sked for "Traffik," the 5-1/2-hour British TV series from which this year's USA Films drug drama "Traffic" was adapted.
Streaming video company RealNetworks has entered into a four-year deal with New Line Cinema to promote "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy.
Having closed an output deal for Spain with the Telefonica Media-owned satcaster Via Digital, former Aurum CEO Francisco Ramos' new production-distribution shingle Alquimia Cinema has readied its…