South Africa's state-backed National Film and Video Foundation has approved grants of more than R6 million ($520,000) in the 2001-2 funding cycle.
Ibolya Fekete's controversial pic "Chico," about mercenaries in the Yugoslav civil war, won the grand prize at the 33rd Magyar Filmszemle, Hungary's annual film fest, which wrapped Tuesday.
The city's neglected waterfront will be turned into a "Hollywood-sized" C$150 million ($93.4 million) film and television production facility, the largest in Canada.
A record 19.7% surge rocketed Germany's box office to new heights last year, and local pics accounted for an 18.4% market share, the best ever.
Patrick Wachsberger's Summit Entertainment has picked up worldwide sales rights outside Spain to "Stones (Piedras)," the only Spanish film playing in official competition at this year's Berlin Intl…
Gary Smith, chief exec of Winchester Entertainment, has some explaining to do after it emerged he sold £592,000 ($837,000) of the film and TV production outfit's shares 10 days prior to the company…
Whoopi Goldberg's missing Oscar was found Tuesday at the Ontario Airport in a trash bin. Goldberg's Academy Award was shipped via UPS Friday to R.S. Owens Co. in Chicago, the company that makes the…
In a blow to the films' screenplay Oscar chances, the Writers Guild of America has ruled that kudos favorites "In the Bedroom" and "Memento" are ineligible for the guild's honors. WGA nominations for…
Consumer electronics maker Vialta has invested $10 million in Artisan Entertainment as part of a multiyear licensing deal to incorporate pics from the indie studio's library into a new DVD-based…
Vivendi Universal Net USA is readying to bow a new online offering called MP4.com, which will try to do for video what MP3.com did for audio on the Internet.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$174.9M Disney 22.52%
Rio 22Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$52.9M Fox 17.90%
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$7.0M Sony / TriStar -10.21%