Sent out this week, New Line Cinema's promotional calendars for "The Lord of the Rings" are already popping up on eBay.
As the year reaches its holiday-season finale overseas, there's good news for Hollywood: Big, star-driven event films are grossing a ton of money abroad -- in most cases eclipsing their domestic…
Raymond and Joseph Syufy, who as toppers of San Rafael-based Century Theatres run one of the exhibition industry's few healthy circuits, will be feted at ShoWest 2001 as ShoWesters of the Year.
Online Studio Flixer.com has tapped the filmmakers of "Big Day ... Big Time" as the first winner of its online moviemaker challenge the George Huang Project.
Japanese distributors have been thinking big in recent months, laying out the yen for pictures and providing much of the action at Mifed and the London Screenings.
Andrew Form and Matthew Resnik, via their Formatt Films banner, have inked an output deal with Avi Lerner's Millennium Films. Formatt will produce projects of all budget levels, with Millennium…
Controversy is raging in France over a government crackdown on the sale of U.S. imported DVDs that allow consumers to see movies before their theatrical release. Beginning Jan. 1, stores will have to…
In some intriguing square-offs last week, "Dinosaur" outran "Vertical Limit" and "What Lies Beneath" in Japan, while "The Grinch" had its pocket picked by "Small Time Crooks" and "Dinosaur" in France…
After a string of international films, Australian Guy Pearce is returning to Oz next year to topline "Blood & Guts," a black comedy teaming vet producer Al Clark and first-time writer-director Scott…
For the sixth straight year, Sid Ganis will chair the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences post-awards Governors Ball.
This autumn, Korea confronted its own version of Hollywood's dueling picture phenom with two high-budget films about firefighters going head to head. The first on the scene, "Siren," went down in…