Sony Pictures Animation has acquired the treatment "Open Season" from cartoonist Steve Moore and producer John Carls to turn it into a computer-animated film.
Technicolor Creative Services, the post-production arm of film lab Technicolor, plans to expand beyond its Los Angeles base and open a facility in New York's Greenwich Village.
The 2003 edition of Slamdance will open Jan. 18 with the world premiere of writer-director Ken Bowser's feature documentary "Easy Riders, Raging Bulls," based on Peter Biskind's bestseller about…
Bernie Mac will star in "Mr. 3000" for Touchstone Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment. The project is out to directors. Roger Birnbaum, Gary Barber and Maggie Wilde produce the film.
Academy Awards telecast producer Gil Cates has reupped Danette Herman as executive in charge of talent for the forthcoming 75th Oscarcast, to be held March 23.
Three blockbusters helped Hong Kong ring in a happier new year than a year ago. "Infernal Affairs," "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" and "Hero" together grossed over $13 million in December.
French box office fell 1.5% to 183 million admissions in 2002 to notch up its second-best score in 20 years after last year's record-breaking 186 million.
"Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" and "Harry Potter and Sorcerer's Stone" were Poland's biggest money-spinners, drawing 2.5 million each in admissions in 2002.
A mature and provocatively enigmatic work from ambitious helmer Guan Hu, "Eyes of a Beauty" won the Netpac award for cross-cultural value in Hawaii. With overlapping time frames, pic delivers a…
Rentrak, the homevid distrib and data purveyor, has secured agreements with a pair of major studios and three specialty distribs as it launches a new B.O. tracking division to handle theatrical…