Specialty distribs count on moviegoers' carving out extra time for limited-release fare between Thanksgiving and New Year's, but there appears to be an earlier surge in such activity this year.
Japanese advertising giant Dentsu Inc. has partnered with Norm Marshall and Associates to represent its many clients for product placements and other branding projects involving TV and film.
DreamWorks has closed a deal for life rights to Miami Beach nightclub impresarios Ingrid Casares and Chris Paciello. Their story will be the basis of a film directed by Kimberly Peirce and scripted…
Kirk D'Amico's Myriad Pictures hired Marion Pilowsky as head of international production.
Phillip Noyce's aboriginal kidnap drama "Rabbit-Proof Fence" topped the noms for the Australian Film Institute Awards to be held Dec. 7 at Melbourne's Princess Theater.
Cheese is about the only food not consumed in the new version of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "Hansel & Gretel," but cheese is what characterizes this low-budget, lowbrow edition. Pity the children…
Warner Bros Pictures has paid high-six figures to option the spec script "A Private's Life" for WB-based producer John Wells to produce.
Trudie Styler -- actress, film producer, socialite and wife of Sting -- knows how to make it happen. Fed up with of waiting for U.S. distribs to commit to her upcoming movie "Cheeky," the directorial…
Canada's leading gay activist filmmaker John Greyson ("Zero Patience") has teamed up with South African helmer Jack Lewis ("The Devil Breaks My Heart") to make a film based on the homosexual…
Aki Kaurismaki took the prize for best film at the 29th Flanders Intl. Film Fest for "The Man Without a Past" the story of a man's struggle to adjust to life after losing his memory.
Now comprising six cinemas and more than 100 screens, UCI CE strengthened its place as the leading exhibitor in the Czech Republic on Friday with the opening of the eight-screen, 2,239 seat Palace…