Hollywood's studios have agreed in principle to the Motion Picture Assn. of America's proposal to ban the mailing of screeners of eligible films for this year's awards season.
As the Motion Picture Assn. of America decided to forgo Oscar screeners, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has tried to maintain a neutral position.
In a forgettable frame overseas, the duds outnumbered the successful new releases last weekend, and there were no serious challengers to "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl,"…
Rialto Pictures will re-release "The Battle of Algiers," Gillo Pontecorvo's 1965 film depicting the Algerian uprising against the occupying French in the late 1950s.
Peter Dinges was appointed Friday the chairman of Germany's Federal Film Board (FFA) for a five-year term starting in April. He will replace Rolf Baehr, who is retiring from the post he has held…
Imax aims to make Bollywood even more larger than life by refitting Indian classics in its giant-screen format, Imax VP John Schreiner said on a trip to Mumbai.
"Bailey," a C$10 million ($7.4 million) Canada-U.K. co-production about a talking dog, has begun lensing in the Toronto area.
Tuesday's news that the major Hollywood studios has signed off on the ban on awards screeners was sure to be embraced by Latin American distribs and exhibs.
Three cross-sections of Sri Lankan society are exposed via separate storylines. Fifth feature of Prasanna Vithanage is an uneven mixture of dramatic elements in search of a common thread. Helmer's…
Onetime enfant terrible of Japanese cinema shows a new mellowness with "Like Asura," a warm, witty and well-observed tale of four sisters and their emotional ups-and-downs. Here there's a palpable…
Jere Hausfater has joined Miramax Films as exec VP and co-head of Miramax Intl. He begins work next week.