"Pearl Harbor" is being used as a weapon in a different kind of war in China: a battle over back payment between China Film Group and a battalion of provincial distributors and exhibitors.
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Stephen Brain, a former Stan Lee Media and Fox Animation Studios exec, has been named chief operating officer at motion capture studio Spectrum Studios, which is currently creating f/x for the next…
Capstone Pictures has greenlit surfer pic "Local Boys" as the first film in its three-picture deal with German film production and sales arm EuroArts.
A flagging economy hasn't dulled the appetite among media players of all types for mergers and acquisitions. But Toronto tech company Itemus' recent purchase of the Shooting Gallery is proof that the…
Twentieth Century Fox has upped the release date for its upcoming laffer "Black Knight" to Nov. 21. Pic, which is currently in post production, was expected to bow in 2002.
A series of local hit films has ended Hollywood's 15-year domination of the French box office -- and upped admissions by 10% in the first half of this year.
Belgian helmers Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, who directed the controversial 1999 Cannes Palme d'Or winner "Rosetta," are set to helm and co-produce "Le Fils" (The Son) with French production outfit…
The drama isn't just onscreen at the 36th Karlovy Vary Film Festival. In an emotional moment, Slovak-born helmer Ivan Reitman confessed he had harbored anger against the country he was forced to…
Troubled distrib Kinowelt Medien is folding its Jugend Film theatrical distribution unit into its core distribution entity, Kinowelt Filmverleih.
Preliminary first-half revenues at Germany's VCL Film + Medien climbed 168% to 51 million euros ($43 million), with $23 million coming from subsid Scanbox Entertainment.