Pixar Animation Studios' relationship with Walt Disney has been "fantastic," said chief financial officer Ann Mather, but the company is building up cash to be able to finance its films on its own…
In a low-six-figure deal, tyro scribe Michael LeSieur has sold his spec script "Ballad of Paul Finley, Accountant" to New Line Cinema.
New Line Cinema announced Tuesday that Randi Goodman has been upped to VP, domestic licensing and merchandising.
Local distrib X Verleih and Warner's German subsidiary Warner Bros. Film have inked a distribution and sales pact, starting with the release of X Verleih's Cold War punk love story "Wie Feuer und…
VCL Film + Medien, which has co-financing deals with Woody Allen and Francis Ford Coppola, is reverting back to its core business of video/DVD and scaling down licensing.
Australian investment bank Macquarie has launched a A$10 million ($5 million) fundraising bid to finance the 3-D animated Imax film "Hatchling."
Miramax will partner with Mike Medavoy's Phoenix Pictures on "Shanghai," an epic drama scripted by Hossein Amini, who was Oscar-nominated for his adaptation of "The Wings of the Dove."
United International Pictures is setting up its own local film distributor for the Polish market. The move follows the official end of UIP's three year-old joint venture with local player ITI.
Mark Ruffalo ("You Can Count on Me") is in negotiations to co-star with Mel Gibson in M. Night Shyamalan's thriller "Signs" for the Walt Disney Co.
Off Line Releasing, the nascent distrib whose pic "The Taste of Others" landed an Oscar nom for best foreign-language film last year, has tasted success -- but at a price.