Though French cinema production is booming and Gallic pics are sitting comfortably on box office charts locally and around the world, French politicians and filmmakers are preoccupied with the threat…
Granada has signed a format co-production deal with Scandinavia's Nordisk Film. Agreement follows a similar accord between the ITV company and TeVe Holland.
The U.K. exhibition sector looks set for a shakeup: Arthouse chain City Screen has attracted a major new investor, multiplex circuit Cine-UK has been put up for sale, and budget-airline operator Easy…
As the co-producer (with Alain Bernheim) of Billy Wilder’s last film, “Buddy, Buddy,” I would like to add a thought to the flood of memories about the single most sophisticated and decent man to have…
Stewart Till's Signpost Films has signed an exclusive financing deal with Atlantic Screen Capital, recently launched by former Grosvenor Park exec Andrew Somper.
Facing zero or minimal competition from new releases, "Ice Age" continued to dominate the B.O. in a host of territories over the weekend, while "Queen of the Damned" showed some heft in Australia but…
Joseph Nittolo's RAW Entertainment has become RAW Independent through a merger with Independent Media, a commercial management and production company that specializes in feature directors who cross…
Charles Frazier, who won the National Book Award for his first novel, "Cold Mountain," has sold lit and film rights to his second novel for close to $11 million.
After months of sometimes vexed negotiations over the release date and running time of Martin Scorsese's 19th century epic "Gangs of New York," Miramax and Scorsese have reached a consensus.
Still smarting over his lack of influence in the appointment of a new artistic director for the Venice Intl. Film Festival, Italy's outspoken cultural ministry undersecretary Vittorio Sgarbi has…
FilmFour has optioned "How to Lose Friends and Alienate People," in which the self-publicizing Brit hack Toby Young details his disastrous five years working his way down the New York food chain.