Russia's distributors may have gone through hard times since August's crisis hit, but that has not stopped major local player Carmen from expanding its activities in an unexpected direction -- toward…
The Viennale film fest has given its international profile a boost with the election of former United Artists and Orion Pictures CEO Eric Pleskow to the post of fest president.
Fox 2000 has acquired the dramatic pitch "30 Under Thirty" for "Soul Food" director George Tillman to helm and partner Robert Teitel to produce on behalf of the duo's State St. Pictures' banner.
John Lynch is playing Irish soccer legend George Best in a biopic, directed by Mary McGuckian, which started shooting last week.
Twentieth Century Fox Intl. is negotiating to begin distributing its own movies in Japan sometime next year, the company said Friday.
An exuberant Roberto Benigni took home acting and directing nods for "Life Is Beautiful" at the European Film Awards Friday in London.
Long and loud were exhibitors' gripes last week as ticket sales tumbled in many European territories and Japan. Euro bookers blamed a shortage of attractive new releases compounded by freezing…
Following months of speculation, Sony Pictures Entertainment will create a new distribution label for small-to- medium-budgeted pics, and the studio has summoned a name from its past -- Screen Gems…
The American Cinematheque is finally ready for its close-up. With a gala screening of Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 silent classic "The Ten Commandments," the 14-year-old film institution opened its doors…
Hollywood isn't going to be the Grinch who stole Gotham's Christmas, not if Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has anything to say about it.