Chris Blackwell's Palm Pictures has picked up all five films in Matthew Barney's "Cremaster" cycle for its fledging Arthouse Films banner.
The Writers Guild of America has ruled 201 films released last year as eligible for its screenplay awards and excluded a notable handful due as those pics not being signatories to its contract.
More than 4,000 original prints of about 250 pre-1952 Indian movies have been destroyed in a fire at the Film and Television Institute of India in the southwestern Indian city of Pune.
Sri Lanka has launched a diplomatic offensive against the U.K.-made movie "In the Name of the Buddha," which it claims is blasphemous.
Marathon Entertainment has sued Nia Vardalos, star and writer of the smash comedy "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," for her alleged failure to pay 15% of her compensation from the film to the management…
Two documentaries about Germany's Nazi legacy, a feature about life in the 1980s and two digital projects are among the first six selections for the Berlin Intl. Film Festival's exclusively Teutonic…
It was a record year at the box office for Quebec films, which grossed C$15 million ($9.6 million), up 50% on 2001's $6.4 million.
Sophie Turner Laing, the exec who brought "Band of Brothers" and "24" to the BBC has been poached by satcaster Sky as director of film channels and acquisitions. She will report to Dawn Airey…
"Lord of the Rings" gave upstart Dutch indie A-Film Distribution the muscle to kick out another homegrown rival RCV Entertainment to become the third largest distributor in Holland in 2002.
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures are eyeing a March 2004 start date for "Ocean's Twelve," with director Steven Soderbergh and star George Clooney are ready for encores.
MGM will distribute Mandalay Pictures' offbeat romantic comedy "Centerfold," the first project Joel Zwick is set to direct since "My Big Fat Greek Wedding."