In its first big move since the reverse merger with London-based Winchester Entertainment in March, ContentFilm has announced its plans to acquire publicly held U.S. distribution/sales outfit First…
In the wake of the acquisition of Spanish indie distributor Aurum Producciones by Brit distribution house Momentum Pictures, Alberto Canizares has been appointed general manager of Aurum.
Nearly 100 short films from over 35 countries will compete for the Danzante de Oro award at the 32nd Huesca Film Festival.
Fledgling airline entertainment company APS has signed Warner Bros. as the newest content provider for its Digeplayer, the first in-flight video-on-demand system.
Sony emerged as a player in the digital cinema space last week, showing off a digital projector it hopes will compete with Texas Instruments' DLP Cinema System.
The boy wizard's spell over auds shows no sign of being broken. Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" conjured up $92.6 million in its opening weekend.
Beth Kerasotes doesn't want to talk about it. Her small Midwest exhib chain has quietly created an alternative to the policy about R-rated pics, and now the media -- and angry parents -- won't let…
If summer 2004 looks a lot like summer 1998, or even 1996, blame Roland Emmerich. The disaster pic maestro -- after taking a brief detour through the Revolutionary War in 2000's "The Patriot" --is…
To make "Fahrenheit 9/11," Michael Moore ambushed congressmen on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, staked out the Saudi embassy and snuck footage out of Iraq.
A lot of countries would be thrilled to hear that a Hollywood studio was planning a movie based around them, but Slovenia isn't one of them. Not, at least, when the movie claims a "fiery coup" has…
The 7th Zanzibar International Film Festival, commonly known as the Festival Of The Dhow Countries, opens June 25 with one of Bollywood's most innovative film projects, Vishal Bhardwaj's adaptation…