Miramax Films is to distribute its own movies in Germany, hiring its own local staff to handle releases through Buena Vista Intl.
The formidable presence of Harvey Weinstein loomed large on the opening day of the Mifed film mart as the Miramax co-chairman jetted into Milan on Sunday to present the first footage from Quentin…
Italian writer-director Cristina Comencini will make her English-language debut with "My Right Hand," a 19th century period drama recounting the life of German piano prodigy Clara Wieck and her…
Sony rolled out its "Spider-Man" DVD and video on Friday to make it more like a movie opening. The strategy paid off handsomely as the web-slinger delivered blockbuster weekend numbers. More than…
"Carnage," from France's Delphine Gleize, took feature kudos at Kyiv's traditional youth film fest, Molodist, on Oct. 28 -- but Moscow's theater hostage drama dominated the event in the Ukrainian…
A row is brewing after the Montreal World Film Festival moved its dates for next year creating a four-day overlap with its much more influential rival, the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
Lakeshore Entertainment has underscored its intention to boost involvement in European production by pacting with Italy's RAI Cinema to co-produce and distribute Italian- and English-lingo features.
Cowboy Pictures has picked up North American distrib rights to "The Slaughter Rule," starring Ryan Gosling and David Morse. At the same time, Sundance Channel has nabbed pic's pay TV and homevideo…
"Ice Age" is set to break the ice in two new markets on Nov. 26. The Fox Home Entertainment CGI-animated movie will be the first major studio film to debut simultaneously on the new D-VHS…
Bill Murray, Laura Linney and John Turturro are in advanced talks to co-star in "The Squid and the Whale," an $8.5 million family drama written and directed by Noah Baumbach.
Independent Italian distribution stable Eagle Pictures has acquired theatrical, home entertainment and pay TV rights to a package of titles from Mediatrade, the rights-trading division of Italian…