Helmer Soren Fauli's "Polle Ficion," the feature spinoff from telco Sonofon's commercials about a village fool, has become the third-largest opening local film in Denmark.
Randy Newman and John Goodman are skedded to perform Newman's Oscar-nominated song "If I Didn't Have You," from the animated film "Monsters, Inc," during the March 24 Academy Awards telecast.
Gallic filmmakers last year cranked out a record 204 films --33 more than in 2000 and the highest number since the industry began keeping track in 1949.
Pierluigi Celli, former director general of Italian pubcaster RAI, looks set to become director of the Venice Intl. Film Festival.
Danish director Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, whose Dogma 3: "Mifune" won a Silver Bear at the 1999 Berlinale and sold to 40 countries, starts lensing on his new $4.2 million feature "Skagerak" in Scotland…
"I Was a Rat," a U.K./Canadian co-production directed by Laurie Lynd, will world preem as the opener of the fifth Sprockets Toronto Intl. Film Festival for Children, skedded for April 12-21.
Miramax Films has inked a multiyear pact with online film portal iFilm to promote its pics. The deal, worth several million dollars, comes at a time when Hollywood's major studios are teaming up with…
Halfway through its 10-pic distribution and financing arrangement with Millennium Films, Emmett/Furla Films has reupped for an additional five pictures. The alliance also has given a greenlight to…
The rise and fall of Enron is a spectacle to rival any Hollywood disaster movie and the town is taking notice. The last few weeks have seen scores of book deals on the corporate debacle, and a…
Larry Kasanoff's Threshold Entertainment has purchased all remake rights to the Japanese 1994 anime blockbuster "Ninja Scroll" from Japanese anime studio Madhouse. Acquisition marks Threshold's first…
USA Home Entertainment is being dissolved as a result of Vivendi Universal's $10.3 billion acquisition of USA Networks in December, USA and Universal executives confirmed Tuesday.
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