The U.S. majors’ rentals total from overseas markets last year was $2.2 billion, a 7% drop on 2000. Information was incorrect in the June 12 paper. * * * Les Bohem was the original writer on Disney’s…
In a June market filled with "Star Wars," Tom Cruise and Tom Clancy, an animated dog made the difference for Warner Bros.
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As part of an ongoing attempt to cut down the Oscarcast running time, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of governors has voted to trim the honorary awards.
Twentieth Century Fox will distribute pics in South Africa through Nu Metro beginning Aug. 1, after 37 years of distributing theatrically via Ster Kinekor.
The early submission deadline for the Slamdance Film Festival is Aug. 30 and the final deadline is Oct. 11.
Video distrib Maverick Entertainment has inked a deal to distribute the first three pics to be produced by music management company MBK, whose clients include Alicia Keys.
Federico Fellini's "Juliet of the Spirits" and Peter Weir's "The Last Wave" this weekend will kick off the second annual cable fest that goes under the title Sundance Channel Presents Classic World…
Kirch Group has sold its film soundtrack subsidiary Filmkunst-Musikverlag (FKM) to the unit's managing director, Martin Weinert.
The story of one of Peru's most wanted criminals hit the big screens June 27, the first local production released this year.
Luiz Antonio Viana has been chosen as prexy of the new Brazilian Film Academy, which is taking over local kudofest the Brazilian Cinema Award.