The Global Film Initiative has named its award recipients for the second annual grant program.
It looks as though Gallic distrib Jean Labadie may have saved his troubled company Bac from ruin. Miramax's one-time French distribution partner looks poised to finalize a deal with the same…
One has to pity the poor studios, which are really in a bind. If they send screeners to other groups, it appears their antipiracy stance was halfhearted. If they don't send them out, the plaintiffs…
Wall Street is sure warming up to a Hollywood newly awash in DVD cash. Hundreds of investors jammed two media and entertainment conferences in Gotham last week for days of exec presentations laced…
Tollin/Robbins always has its game face on. Now the producers behind such sports-centered pics as "Varsity Blues," "Summer Catch," "Hardball" and "Radio" want even supporting actors to bring their…
It has taken six years of underachievement, but Pathe U.K. has finally hit a hot streak just as its lottery franchise is about to expire in April.
The holiday CGI season is here, but you won't catch Ray Harryhausen slipping into a screening of the latest "Lord of the Rings" or "Matrix" pics. "A lot of these movies just aren't my cup of tea,"…
Romania's film industry just about dropped off the map when cultural financing was slashed after the demise of communism. Recently, international film production has arrived to pick up some of the…
The drama is supposed to be onscreen. But the awkward convergence of Italian politics and cinema this year is setting up a dramatic conflict over the future of the Venice Film Festival.
Peter Bart: The Back Lot