Distrib Comstock has changed its name to Cubical Entertainment to commemorate its 25th anniversary and "make a fresh new start," according to a statement.
Japanese auds often see Hollywood movies later than other territories due to exhib logjams and long lead times for promo campaigns.
Exhibs Lotte Cinema and CGV are locking horns over rival 3-D formats.
Talent agency and distribution house iHQ is to establish an L.A. office to facilitate cooperation with U.S. talent agencies and producers. Company, which partnered with New Line Cinema on Korean…
Danish helmer Lars von Trier's latest pic, "The Boss of It All," will have its North American premiere at the 35th Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema. Nouveau festival, the city's smaller, edgier…
German shingle K5 Film has attached Udayan Prasad to helm the feature adaptation of Doris Lessing's novel "The Fifth Child."
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival has created a new program, Vanguard, featuring 11 risky, more challenging pics that will include the world preem of "Macbeth," Australian helmer Geoffrey Wright's…
Tuning In: At first glance, it would be hard to imagine stranger bedfellows than Mel Gibson and Oliver Stone.
Producer Hilary Bevan Jones has become chairman of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, succeeding Duncan Kenworthy who will serve as deputy chairman for a year.
Fortissimo Films has picked up Japanese pic "Hula Girls" for worldwide sales outside Japan and Korea. Directed by Lee Sang-Il, the movie is based on the true story of a Japanese town in 1965 that…