After two years on the brink, large-screen film company Imax is back in the black, posting its first annual profit since 1999, and company executives predict continuing growth and prosperity for 2003.
Germany's largest single-screen cinema theater, the Lichtburg (Lightcastle) in Essen, will reopen March 16.
European film funding body Eurimages has lined up E3.4 million ($3.7 million) for nine pics, including projects by Eric Rohmer, the Poiraud brothers and Chantal Ackerman.
As recorded in the excellent documentary, "Making Venus," "Moneyshot" started production in 1997 as "The Venus Factory," and was intended to be a drama about a porn actor who attempts to go legit…
Barcelona-based Manga Films, one of Spain's biggest indie distribbers, is entering local pic production. Manga will co-produce four films this year with Spain's Iris Star, headed by Pere Domenech.
The Writers Guild of America East has tapped Focus Features co-president James Schamus as recipient of its Richard B. Jablow Award for service to the Guild.
Two of Spain's best known animation execs, Sergi Reitg and Myriam Ballesteros, have created Icon, a Barcelona-based toon production and distribution company.
While the European Union's antitrust authority has yet to announce its verdict on Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.'s planned takeover of Italian pay TV operator Telepiu, Italy's film industry has called…
Sheldon Collins' "NTV-1" was named best feature at the first World of Comedy Festival in Toronto, which wrapped Sunday.
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