International distributor CableReady has acquired 100 hours of programming from Lionsgate, including reality adventure series "No Boundaries," the "Candid Camera"-style travel show "Tourist Traps"…
ShowEast will honor Patricia Gonzalez, senior VP, in-theater marketing for Paramount, with the 2006 Al Shapiro Distinguished Service Award.
Exhibitor Ster-Kinekor's cut-price ticket strategy to increase long-stagnant audience figures in South Africa has finally started showing results, with a marked increase in black cinemagoers during…
Belgian director Marion Hansel will deliver the Variety Cinema Militans address on Sept. 30 as part of the Netherlands Film Festival in Utrecht.
The Montreal-shot bilingual action-comedy "Bon Cop Bad Cop" has become the second highest-grossing Quebec-made pic ever in its home province, with a box office haul of C$8.7 million ($7.8 million)…
Festgoers in Toronto woke up to the news of a triple murder at a downtown Toronto hotel favored by festgoers. At 4:30 a.m. a man was found dead from stab wounds in the hallway on the 19th floor of…
Zambia will hold its first international film fest in the capital Lusaka Oct. 28 to Nov. 11.
Mick Jagger has signed to co-produce "Ruby Tuesday," an animated pic to be written and directed by Paul and Gaetan Brizzi, with EuropaCorp. The Rolling Stones frontman is producing through his Jagged…
The Directors Guild of America has selected New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, "The Sopranos" exec producer David Chase, filmmaker Arthur Penn, actor Danny Glover and the Anthology Film Archives…
Toon maker Gainax will produce four theatrical features in its iconic "Evangelion" series. The pics, the first in nearly a decade, are based on the 26-part TV series that launched the worldwide…
The European Film Academy (EFA) has announced the selection of films vying for a nom in the 2006 edition of the European Film Awards.