Kirk Kerkorian isn't the only one profiting from the sale of MGM. Top execs at the Lion will pocket multimillion-dollar severance packages, the company revealed in its annual report Monday.
Buoyed by a boffo jump in runaway production, the film and TV industry in Ontario brought in some respectable business last year.
Call it a "$50 Million Baby" -- at least. Boosted by its four major Oscars, "Million Dollar Baby" looks sure to collect prize money at theaters overseas.
The success of "L'Enquete corse" and "36, Quai des Orfevres" helped Gaumont, France's oldest film company, post a 26% hike in sales for 2004 to e88.6 million ($117.4 million) from $93 million in 2003.
Bernie Mac has been named ShoWest comedy star of the year. Mac next stars in "Guess Who," Col's in-law comedy co-starring Ashton Kutcher, to be released March 25.
The Guadalajara Film Fest announced its lineup on Monday with a slate strong on Latin American film, but revealing lack of depth in Mexican production.
Mexico's leading film industry players are launching the country's biggest antipiracy program this month, with a 70 million peso ($6.25 million) budget. The push is being organized by the National…
The U.K. plans to negotiate film co-production treaties with South Africa, China, India, Jamaica and Morocco and drop pacts with Germany, Italy and Norway.
Munich-based producer-distributor Jan Mojto and pubcaster ARD's rights division Telepool reportedly are in the final round of bidding for the last 12,000 titles of the Kirch library, in a E30 million…
In a year when the movies themselves didn't create much excitement, controversial comic Chris Rock helped the Academy Awards telecast on ABC attract a younger, more urban aud.
Warner Bros. hopes that there are millions of dollars left at the box office for the winner of this year's best pic.