Gus Van Sant's HBO movie "Elephant" has been picked up in France by Gallic distrib MK2.
The Motion Picture Assn. of America has tapped David Green as its vice president and counsel specializing in technology and new media.
A new film production initiative launched in April has been hailed by local industryites as a landmark development with potential to kickstart the sluggish South African feature film biz.
The summer of sequels opened with a blast, as "X2: X-Men United" not only clobbered its predecessor but rang up a scintillating $155.2 million worldwide.
Prague production service company Stillking has landed its third feature this year, Paramount romantic comedy "The Prince and the Freshman."
Call it "The Matrix: Rebootlegged." Shanghai auds, used to buying pirated DVDs of U.S. blockbusters sometimes weeks ahead of their U.S. release, have turned a certain Keanu Reeves sci-fi thriller…
In a country not known for its female business execs, there aren't many stronger exceptions than in the world of independent film buying by local distributors. It's mostly young Japanese women who…
Oscar is trying to clean up his act -- but lawyers are lurking around him. On April 30, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences prexy Frank Pierson told Variety he is forming a committee aimed at…
What happens when Tobey Maguire doesn't wear tights or when Paul Walker is neither fast nor furious? Last week Walker found out the hard way that he isn't yet an A-list movie star.
Mike Fleiss, producer of Universal's upcoming "The Quest," has just spent his Monday afternoon watching rival spring-break movie "The Real Cancun," which bombed at the box office over the weekend.