Citing his work on the runaway production issue, the Directors Guild of America has tapped Rep. Charles Rangel for an award at its third annual DGA Honors gala June 9.
One of Spain's best-known marketing execs, Trinidad Solano, has been appointed director of the Almeria Intl. Short Film Festival, now unspooling in the Andalusian city.
South Africa's film and video industry professional associations have linked up to create what is poised to be a powerful lobbying group.
Toei, one of Japan's major film studios with diversified business interest in tourism and real estate, announced disappointing results for the fiscal year ended March 31.
The Cannes Film Fest had fun presenting a selection of films that were scheduled for its intended first year, 1939, a fest canceled when Hitler started the invasion that precipitated the events…
Coming off monster openings, "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones" flew through its second weekend to effortlessly dominate the B.O. in Europe, Australia and parts of Asia, while…
A judge tossed out producer Bo Zenga's suit against manager Brad Grey for profits on "Scary Movie" Friday, finding that there was not even enough evidence of a deal to send the issue to the jury.
Italian arthouse player BIM Distribuzione continued a buying spree on Cannes titles that kicked off before the event by closing deals on seven more films, including Grand Jury Prize winner "The Man…
International players continued wheeling and dealing right up to the last moment at the Cannes Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday.
Lions Gate Films has completed deals in a number of major territories for "Shattered Glass," the Hayden Christensen starrer produced by Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner's C/W Prods. and Baumgarten-Merims…