Miramax Films has inked a first-look production and distribution deal with Creative Light Entertainment targeted primarily for the studio's line of video releases. First acquisition under the deal is…
Paramount and Nickelodeon have tapped screenwriter Peter Ackerman ("Ice Age") to pen the script for "Family Jewels," a remake of the 1965 Jerry Lewis comedy.
Following a wave of suicide attacks that killed 41 civilians last week in Casablanca, Dino De Laurentiis plans to move the production of Baz Luhrmann's biopic "Alexander the Great" to Australia.
ContentFilm has expanded the duties of business affairs honcho Michael Roban to include acquisitions. Head of business affairs since the shingle launched in 2001, the Gotham-based Roban will now hold…
Bavaria's state film subsidy board, FFF Bayern, inked a bilateral agreement with Canuck cultural funder Sodec of Quebec to expand cooperation in film and TV between the two regions.
New Delhi-based Ushak Kaal Advertising has made its maiden foray into feature films.
Five filmmakers were named finalists for this year's Chrysler Million Dollar Film Festival. Helmers seeking a deal to direct a million-dollar feature through Universal are Victor Buhler and Tanja…
Warner Bros./Village Roadshow phenom "The Matrix Reloaded" has etched another new entry in box office record books, with the action sequel now staking its claim as the biggest first-week grosser.
Composer Stephen Sondheim will be guest director and Ted Turner will receive the Silver Medallion at the 30th Telluride Film Festival. "Far Side" cartoonist Gary Larson will design the poster.
Pathe Intl. has sold Gurinder Chadha's upcoming Bollywood version of "Pride and Prejudice" to Miramax for Australia and New Zealand, and to Bim for Italy.
Global day and date releases, the DVD explosion, rising P&A costs and the MPAA ratings system were just some of the topics covered in a distributors panel Wednesday morning.