The DVD arena is making room for a lot of the Little Tramp. Warner Home Video and MK2 announced an exclusive deal to distribute remastered versions of 18 Charlie Chaplin films.
Australia's Classification Review Board has once again bowed to political pressure and upped the original classification of a feature film.
Blockbuster franchises often come with crushing backend deals. Not "Spider-Man." Thanks to a clerical error in 1985 by lawyers for Cannon films, Sony Pictures is walking off with the lion's share of…
The peaks and troughs that characterize each new popcorn season Stateside are now well and truly evident worldwide.
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Gotham-based Walden Media has tapped "Freaks and Geeks" creator Paul Feig to write and direct "I Am David," a feature based on the novel by Anne Holm.
Winchester Films is developing a slate of projects with its inhouse production companies Wind Dancer Films and the Donners Co.
The Rio de Janeiro Intl. Film Festival (Sept. 26-Oct. 10) will screen a panorama of Mexican mellers and honor Brazilian director Walter Lima Jr. by showcasing a restored copy of his 1965 masterpiece…
MK2 sold Abbas Kiarostami's "10" to Italy (BIM), Holland (Contact), Canada (Seville), Greece (AMA) and Israel (Schapira). Film screens in competition Monday.
Beta Cinema, the international sales arm of bankrupt giant Kirch, has inked international distribution deals for Germany's all-time biggest box office hit "Manitou's Shoe" as well as "Getting My…
Edouard Weil is quickly becoming one of the busiest producers in France. Olivier Assayas' "Demonlover," which stars Connie Nielson and Chloe Sevigny and screens tonight in competition, was produced…