European film companies are urging the European Union to toughen up the TV Without Frontiers Directive, which imposes quotas on the amount of non-European programming that broadcasters in the…
Milan-based film market Mifed has partnered with the Italian Screenings, the sole Italo market totally dedicated to national film production. The partnership begins in July.
MoPix, the motion picture access project of pubcaster WGBH's Media Access Group, has pacted with AOL to provide a listing of locations in the U.S. and Canada where current releases are playing with…
Helmer Simon West's production shingle Simon West Prods. has paid a low-mid-six figure option for the feature film rights to Jeremy Walters spec script "Dali."
Platinum Studios, whose CEO shepherded "Men in Black" from comics to the bigscreen, has enlisted Col. John B. Alexander, long an adviser to high-tech novelists and high-ranking intelligence…
Documentary and short-film producer Dan Cogan has established New York-based production company DMC Films to move into features, with an initial slate of 10 projects, including two films in…
The 8th Nantucket Film Festival wrapped Saturday with an awards ceremony that underlined how film and television can make strange bedfellows, also illustrating how corporate sponsorship can be a…
Terrorism, war and now the SARS virus have made life tougher for tradeshow organizers. "We keep making our numbers, but you do sit there and bite your fingernails," said Robert Sunshine, chairman of…
London- and L.A.-based production concern Myriad Pictures has entered into a publishing pact with indie global music publisher Peermusic.
Gotham-based indie production and distribution company Cavu Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to helmer Ghazi Albuliwi's debut feature, "West Bank Brooklyn."