George Livery has been tapped for the new role of commercial director of Hoyts Cinemas Australia, responsible for marketing, retail sales, merchandising and customer strategies.
In a bleak January box office, New Line was looking fine. Thanks to the strength of "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" and "About Schmidt," the company grabbed the top spot at the January B.O…
Fueled by "Spider-Man," Brazil's B.O. jumped a boffo 25% in 2002 in local currency terms from 2001, despite the difficult economic environment.
The third "Sumuru" feature from prolific British-born producer Harry Alan Towers ("99 Women"), who made two "Sumuru" features in the 1960s, is finally in the works.
Four docus and four features culled from the Independent Feature Project Market are slated to screen at the upcoming European Film Market in Berlin, as part of the org's seventh annual showcase of…
The 23rd American Film Market, the West Coast's annual independent film bazaar, will unspool 402 pics Feb. 19-26 in Santa Monica. Last year, 407 films screened during the weeklong event.
Patrice Chereau's production of Racine's "Phedre," his first theater project in seven years, has received rave reviews and is performing to packed houses in Paris.
Turning crix picks into commercial gold isn't easy, but Hollywood's distribution alchemists are being asked to work their magic again this year.
Hungary's 34th annual Magyar Film Week wraps Feb. 4 after eight days of screenings that gave healthy emphasis to documentaries and boasted a roster of 35 feature films, pumped up by a last-minute…
Spain's biggest pic of the year -- "Mortadelo & Filemon" (The Big Adventure) -- hits Spanish hardtops Feb. 7. The wacky, live-action adaptation of a bestselling Spanish comicbook about two goofball…