Fireworks Intl., with its library of more than 2,000 hours of programming, has generated $4.5 million in new sales and $10 million in cash flow since it was acquired by Blighty-based film and TV…
Russia has its first integrated producer-distrib-exhib, with media investor Prof-Media confirming Tuesday that it has acquired a controlling stake in producer-distributor Central Partnership for an…
Vet provocateur Bertrand Blier finds a topic that fits his outsized theatricality in "How Much Do You Love Me?," about an office worker who uses a lottery windfall to entice a prostitute into…
Chilean Matias Bize's sex dramedy "In Bed" proved a surprise, if largely applauded, winner at the 50th Valladolid Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday, taking the Golden Spike for best feature.
"Freedomland" has been pushed out of 2005. Revolution Studios has decided to drop plans for a weeklong Academy-qualifying run in Los Angeles for the Joe Roth-helmed police thriller and has pushed…
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has tapped Kate Amend to receive its inaugural IDA Award for documentary editing.
The ninth Los Angeles Latino Intl. Film Festival wrapped Sunday with Argentina's "Las Mantenidas sin suenos" by Vera Fogwill and Martin Desalvo taking home the Rita awards for feature and first film.
Germany's Academy Award entry, "Sophie's Scholl," opens the German Film Fest -- Made in German Film Series, Nov. 4 at the Arclight in Hollywood.
Susan Seidelman is to helm black comedy "That Loving Feeling." Pic is about a Manhattan dentist trapped in a loveless marriage who embarks on the perfect murder of his wife.
Paramount Pictures has made a preemptive acquisition of the Shannon Burke novel "Black Flies," and the studio is negotiating with Darren Aronofsky to direct it. Lorenzo di Bonaventura will produce…
Steve Miner has been set to direct "Day of the Dead," the Millennium Films and Emmett/Furla Films remake of George Romero's 1985 zombie tale. "Final Destination" scribe Jeffrey Reddick is writing the…