The 53-year-old word game Scrabble has suddenly become a hot property, with Curtis Hanson and partner Carol Fenelon optioning Stefan Fatsis' nonfiction book "Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius…
Scriptapalooza announced Wednesday that "Ted Inc." by Rett Thompson, a Xerox engineer in Rochester, N.Y., is the grand prize winner of its third annual screenplay competition.
The summer box office has been famously dominated by pics soaring to No. 1 and then ceding the top spot the next frame, but that could change this weekend as "American Pie 2" faces soph-sesh…
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The 49th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival has unveiled the first part of its lineup, with a rich roster of the year's major award winners and critical hits from European festivals set to compete for…
Val Morgan Cinema Advertising said Thursday it has acquired the onscreen advertising rights for Clearview Cinemas' 290 screens in New York and New Jersey.
Gotham-based Lot 47 Films has tapped Bill Thompson for the newly created position of vice president and general sales manager.
Four months after ankling his position as president of Lions Gate Films, Jeff Sackman has thought up acquisitions and distribution-driven shingle ThinkFilm.
Admissions at the German B.O. climbed 8% in the first half, but tickets sold for local pics dropped by 2%, according to figures released Thursday by national film org the Film Foerderungs Anstalt.
Thailand's most expensive pic, the $20 million historical epic "Suriyothai," preemed Thursday in Bangkok in front of a 2,000-strong aud.
Australian exhibitors and distributors were warned Thursday to make their voluntary system of settling disputes work or face the prospect of regulation.