Universal Studios Home Video broke away from the starting grid in 2002 at the same pace it ended 2001, with last summer's breakout hit "The Fast and the Furious" selling so fast that it is leaving…
After initially shying away from terror-related themes, small-screen execs are now starting to explore potential projects related to the Sept. 11 attacks.
Canadian film and TV company Alliance Atlantis Communications is expected to announce major staff cuts this week, perhaps as early as today.
The movie biz is greeting the New Year with newfound brio, expediting production on several megabudget pics, the latest being DreamWorks' "Catch Me If You Can."
The fifth annual DoubleTake Documentary Film Festival will unspool April 4-7 in Durham, N.C., with the theme "Score! Music and Documentary."
The good news for the video industry in 2001 is that DVD sales doubled, DVD rentals tripled and overall consumer spending on video was up 21% from 2000.
Nomination ballots for the 74th Academy Awards were mailed Tuesday to the 4,263 members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences residing in California. Ballots were sent Jan. 4 to voting…
Europafilm's Age Hoffart has ankled after 14 years to launch his own Norwegian distribbery, Oro Film, backed by media investment company Diopter.
The local animation industry is in suspended animation after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. and the resulting worldwide slowdown.
"Shrek," "Harry Potter" and "The Lord of the Rings" ruled the box office like playground bullies in 2001, generating close to 10% of the year's overall $8 billion take and kicking off lucrative pic…
Film producers, financiers and media analysts from Madrid to Munich insist that last week's changeover to a common European currency will be remembered as an economic non-event -- not unlike the Y2K…