The merger of Intermedia and Spyglass Entertainment will create an independent company with the capital and ambition to rival many studios.
The packed Jan. 16 Sundance screening of the Justin Lin-helmed "Better Luck Tomorrow" was no love-in. Some in the audience were angered at the film's depiction of Asian-Americans as frustrated high…
"Shrek" and "Monsters, Inc." were two of the top-grossing pics of the past year in North America, but neither even made the year-end box office top 10 in Quebec.
Catherine Deneuve is poised to join a growing list of French screen stars who've defected to television. The actress is first expected to play the scheming Madame de Merteuil in a small-screen…
Spanish-lingo pics have never been hot tickets with international sales companies. Sure, international auds have gobbled up films from Luis Bunuel, Carlos Saura and Pedro Almodovar, but now the tide…
"Atlantis" isn't the only Disney property to get that sinking feeling as traditionally drawn toons give way to computer-generated pics.
The humble trading card has gone high tech. Instead of bubble gum, Serious USA's "CD Cardz" come with screensavers and hyperlinks on a CD-ROM the size of a credit card. And rather than ball players…
Finally, it looks like China Film will soon face real competition in distributing U.S. films on the mainland. A second distrib is expected to launch in China in April or May, ending China Film's…
Ask Joe Roth how revolutionary his Revolution Studios actually was in its first year of production and he shrugs. Four lightweight moneymakers comprised a first-year slate redeemed artistically only…
The U.K.'s Film Council is planning to fight back against the dominance of Hollywood blockbusters at the local box office by subsidizing the distribution of British movies and arthouse pics.
The Producers Guild of America has tapped Pixar Animation Studios the recipient of its new Vanguard Award, which recognizes achievement in new media and technology.