German film group Kinowelt has received a broadcasting license for a new cable and satellite movie channel.
Just think of the royalties Ernesto Che Guevara would earn if he weren't a long-dead socialist revolutionary.
One of the more prominent trends at this year's European Film Market in Berlin was the growing importance of the back catalog.
Has "R" become a dirty letter for teen gross-out pics? Less than a year after Universal's "American Wedding" capped the 'American Pie" series with a solid $104 million domestic take, DreamWorks'…
Last week many exhibs were expecting "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" to claim the major Oscars -- but some don't think the statuettes will significantly boost takings for a…
Don't look for Hollywood's most prolific auteur at the Oscars this year. Roger Corman, who in 1954 produced his first film, "Monster From the Ocean Floor," is celebrating his 50th anniversary as a…
The local pic "Silmido" ushered in the era of 10 million viewers in South Korea on Feb. 19, reaching a box office milestone that seemed but a dream just a decade ago.
After months of low-profile preparation, the first projects at Warner Produccion Espana, Warner Bros.' local pic production arm in Spain, are now becoming clearer.
The Hong Kong Arts Development Council is making final edits on its program for the 28th Hong Kong Intl. Film Festival -- and at the same time figuring out the fest's future as a non-government…
The nation's theater owners were just starting to believe that studios could adhere to a consistent 12-month release schedule. That was before "Eurotrip," "Against the Ropes" and "Welcome to…
Shochiku has secured Japanese distribution rights to a high-profile package of pics at this year's AFM headed by Mandalay Pictures' thriller "The Jacket," starring Adrien Brody and Keira Knightley…
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