Everyone in Hollywood wonders how the so-called new media will affect traditional producers and distributors. Will moviehouses become obsolete? Will TV networks go bankrupt? How naive, breathless or…
Remember that crazy prank you pulled off in college? Warren Zide wants you to go back down memory lane, and he's convinced there are enough wacky stories to help him make a movie via his FlipZide…
On May 26, Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner's 2929 Entertainment will debut its Truly Indie initiative with the release of a truly independently made pic by two California-based Filipino-Americans…
German films may be underrepresented at this year's Cannes fest, but the three Teutonic screeners that did make the cut underscore the growing creative potential of Berlin's indie film scene and the…
Europa Cinemas, which held its annual assembly Saturday in Cannes, reported an improved market share for European pics in its network of theaters in the past year.
Trying to launch a pic in Cannes can be risky, but the gamble seems to have paid off for Paramount and DreamWorks, when they unveiled 20 minutes of "Dreamgirls" to a rapturous reception.
This year's Cannes is a coming-out party for a cadre of execs who are newly atop studio specialty arms. Paramount Classics' John Lesher, Miramax Films' Daniel Battsek and Focus Features' James…
Gaga Communications has picked up Japanese rights to "Dragon Tiger Gate" and extended its lineup of high-profile Chinese movies being slated for wide commercial release in Japan.
The Weinstein Co. is launching Unstable Fables, direct-to-video, CG-animated features co-produced by the Jim Henson Co., Flame Ventures and Prana Studios, the company said Saturday.
Despite its reputation among left-leaning Euro intellectuals for having the culture of Bart Simpson, the U.S. distributes far more European films than most European countries do from their neighbors.