Eager to press more of its superheroes into service, Marvel Enterprises has pacted with Lions Gate Entertainment to develop and distribute original animated features for the direct-to-DVD market.
Anschutz Film Group has tapped Chris DeMoulin as its executive VP of marketing. He will oversee marketing and merchandising for films produced by AFG's Walden Media and Bristol Bay Prods.
Eager to exploit the popularity of subscription rental plans and reclaim business lost to DVD sales in mass-market outlets, vidtailer Blockbuster on Tuesday launched in-store monthly subscription…
Film Australia, the government's docu and educational programming production arm, has poached Daryl Karp from pubcaster ABC as its chief exec.
Romantic Bollywood drama "Kal ho naa ho" (Tomorrow Might Never Come) won eight awards at the fifth Intl. Indian Film Academy Awards, India's version of the Oscars.
Swedish director Kjell Sundvall, whose "The Guy in the Grave Next Door" took more than 985,000 admissions domestically, will receive $900,000 in state support for his new feature, "Winners and…
Bavaria Film Intl. on Tuesday reported a slew of sales it chalked up in Cannes last week.
Veteran distrib Ian Sands is stepping down Monday after 31 years with Australia's Village Roadshow to pursue personal interests -- starting with a break from the daily grind.
New Line Cinema has tapped Chris Weitz to direct "His Dark Materials," the Tom Stoppard-scripted adaptation of the award-winning fantasy book series by Philip Pullman.
Brendan Gleeson will become the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry's newest faculty member in Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire."