Studios are always looking for sequels and franchises. And, with fiscal problems often knocking at the door, they encourage big-budget co-productions.
Spain's biggest film industry meet, the Ibero-American Co-Production Forum, looks to have finally found an identity and a home: as a networking meet in the Southern Spanish industrial town of Huelva.
Facing a production slump and lack of interest from offshore acquisitions teams, the Screen Producers Assn. of Australia confab concentrated on local issues.
The Korean motion picture business is enjoying a kind of renaissance, with local films pacing the B.O. and international industryites schmoozing at the recently wrapped Pusan festival.
Whatever else their problems, U.S. troops fighting the war on terrorism won't have to worry that they're missing this or that hot, new film release.
A $30,000 digitally shot horror film helmed by Rizal Mantovani and Jose Purnomo called "Jelangkung" (Ouija Board) is a surprise hit in Indonesia and a tonic for the country's languishing film…
Sydney Pollack, who has tapped the Oz talent pool pretty extensively of late, was a little drained himself during a recent trip Down Under that saw him speak at three industry confabs and tackle more…
The new topper of Babelsburg is bringing a Rolodex stuffed with top Hollywood and German biz names to the Berlin studios.
It opened in 1990 on the same day as "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," Nov. 16. It had the same director as "Potter" (Chris Columbus), the same composer (John Williams) and likewise starred a…
The Producers Guild of America will induct films "The Manchurian Candidate" and "Network" and TV series "Maude" and "Happy Days" into its hall of fame.