Sharon Morrill has been promoted to president of DisneyToon Studios. Morrill will continue to oversee all aspects of development and production for the division's burgeoning line of Disney video…
Jonathan Caouette's autobiographical collage film "Tarnation" continues to chalk up strong international sales after a string of deals closed on the title at Cannes.
Paolo Cherchi Usai, senior curator of the motion picture collection at the George Eastman House in Rochester, N.Y., has been appointed director of Australia's National Screen and Sound Archive.
Terrorists are moving into the piracy biz at an alarmingly rapid rate, according to MPAA topper Jack Valenti and a recent report from Interpol.
Just for Variety: John Kerry, who winged to L.A. to pay his respects to former President Reagan at the Reagan Library viewing, lingered for a happier occasion Wednesday. Kerry was on hand at the AFI…
The chance to see two very different giants of the Indian screen, veteran thesps Amitabh Bachchan and Om Puri, in the same movie is enough reason to check out "Dev," an involving yarn of urban…
After their Cannes triumph, Michael Moore and "Fahrenheit 9/11" made their Stateside bow in a high-energy event chockablock with Hollywood heavyweights. A special screening was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday…
Regency Enterprises has promoted physical production executive Tommy Imperato to exec VP and head of physical production.
Slovak distributor Continental will launch its first three-plex in September in Trnava. Michal Drobny, who operates the company, plans to open three more in 2005 and 2006.
AFMA will hold its sixth annual Production Conference June 17 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Opening keynote address will be given by Bob Berney, president of Newmarket Films, distrib of "Monster" and…
Spain's Federation for the Protection of Audiovisual Works' Intellectual Property (FAP) is teaming with the local film industry to launch an antipiracy campaign aimed at stemming annual lost revenues…
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