Distrib/prodco Venevision Intl. has teamed with Synapsys-Brazil to form a strategic alliance for brand and product placement.
Reinhard Klooss, head of film production at Munich-based Odeon Film, is giving up his seat on the executive board at the end of the year to devote his time to overseeing film activities.
"Promised Land," the debut feature of South African director Jason Xenopoulos, won awards for sound and editing at the South African Guild of Editors (SAGE) Awards on Nov. 30.
In an attempt to back more commercially successful homegrown pics, government funding agency Telefilm Canada raised the bar last week for filmmakers seeking coin for projects.
Sony/Revolution's Jennifer Lopez-Ralph Fiennes romancer "Maid in Manhattan" topped weekend box office with an estimated $19 million bow, as Paramount opener "Star Trek Nemesis" went timidly where…
As the recipient of a distinguished service award from the Directors Guild of Canada, subject of a retrospective at the 2002 Toronto Film Fest and now founder of the Documentary Studio for the next…
While Italy's film industry waits for legal reforms, and piracy and the crisis of national broadcasters create further problems for producers, Filmauro topper Aurelio De Laurentiis is heading "back…
A Canadian government delegation met here Dec. 9 with Thai government officials and film producers to discuss establishing a bilateral film treaty.
The "Harry Potter" and James Bond juggernauts have boosted the December B.O. abroad way above the same month last year, while still leaving breathing room for a handful of rookies and older-skewing…
A framed copy of a DVD for the 1998 "VooDoo Dawn" sits on the receptionist's desk, ready for hanging in Splendid Pictures' Beverly Glen office. On his way out to lunch, Splendid CEO David Glasser…
Former Dolby Laboratories and Sony SDDS exec Bill Mead has launched his own shingle: a pathfinder for companies that want to sell digital cinema services abroad, particularly in Asia.