"Angel Exit" by Czech helmer Vladimir Michalek will represent the Czech Republic in competion at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival (July 5-14), program director Eva Zaoralova has announced.
Ronald Neame, who began his career as an assistant cameraman working with Alfred Hitchcock on England's first talkie and went on to a distinguished career as a cinematographer, producer and director…
Three more titles have been added to the Cannes Film Festival sidebar Un Certain Regard, Francesca Comencini's "The Words Of My Father" ("Le parole di Mio Padre"), which will close the section May…
A federal judge in Los Angeles threw out Intertainment's RICO claims against Franchise Pictures late last week, finding that Intertainment had failed to allege the requisite criminal enterprise.
IMF-backed Pacifica Film Development has purchased feature rights to the Michael Blake novel "The Holy Road," the soon-to-be-published sequel to Blake's "Dances With Wolves." Blake, who won an Oscar…
Dear Diary, Had a boffo weekend. The soph session of Miramax/U's "Bridget Jones's Diary" edged out three-time victor "Spy Kids" with $10.5 million as the Renee Zellweger romancer added 610 playdates…
Theater operator AMC Entertainment said Friday it plans to use $250 million from a sale of preferred stock to Apollo Management to reduce borrowing on its credit facility and strengthen its balance…
Universal Pictures has picked up U.S. distribution rights to French box office hit "Le Pacte des Loups" (Brotherhood of the Wolf), due out this fall through Universal Focus.
U.K.-based video-on-demand service Video Networks has inked a three-year deal with Regency Enterprises, adding pics "Fight Club," "Pushing Tin" and "Entrapment," among others, to its catalog.
Tyro distrib Manhattan Pictures Intl. is in final negotiations to pay approximately $2.5 million for North American rights to the Intermedia production "Enigma," which stars Kate Winslet and Dougray…
Oaktree Capital, an L.A.-based investment management firm, has emerged as the winner of an auction for bankrupt exhib Silver Cinemas, whose subsid Landmark Theatre Corp. is the top U.S. specialty…