The Toronto Ontario Film Office has opened a new marketing hub in Los Angeles to promote production in Ontario. The film office is a joint venture of the Ontario Media Development Corp., the city of…
The U.K.'s theatrical distributors spent 5% more on prints and advertising in 2003, but admissions fell by 5% and box office was down by 0.3%, according to Film Distributors' Assn. figures.
Douglas Witkins' Picture This! has taken North American theatrical and DVD/video rights to Russian pic "Ya lyublu tebya" (You, I Love), which is being sold at the American Film Market by Media Luna…
Initiating pre-sales on one of the standout Spanish film productions this year, new sales consortium Latido has licensed Joaquin Oristrell's period comedy "Inconscientes" (Unconscious) to Mexican…
The Motion Picture Sound Editors handed out kudos in 19 categories at the 2003 Golden Reel Awards Saturday night at the Century Plaza Hotel.
The Los Angeles Latino Intl. Film Festival has launched a Web site that will provide a list of Iberoamerican cinema available to the U.S. market as part of its year-round objective to spur further…
Three months after announcing merger plans, London-based sales company Winchester Entertainment and Gotham-based production banner ContentFilm have finalized terms of a deal.
Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman will team with Imax to mount "Magnificent Desolation," a 3-D film comprising historical footage of past NASA moon voyages.
Paramount Pictures is taking a chance on making fun of dance, buying a spec script that spoofs dance movies from Phil Beauman ("Scary Movie") for mid-six figures for Carsey-Werner-Mandebach Films to…
Disney has put "Antarctica" on ice. The studio has halted plans for an April start on the drama that was to mark the feature directing debut of longtime studio physical production head Bruce…
Universal Pictures has greenlit "Serenity,'' the feature film based on Joss Whedon's Fox TV series "Firefly,'' which was canceled in late 2002 after just 11 episodes. Deals are in place for Whedon to…
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