Several veteran British film execs, including Mick Southworth, Chris Curling, Michael Ryan and Duncan Clark, are joining together to create a new production financing company, Feature House Films…
In a major strategic shift, BBC Films has hired former USA Films exec Peter Kalmbach to spearhead a move into Hollywood.
When the news surfaced last week that a new "Star Wars -- Episode II" trailer would run with the Nov. 16 bow of "Harry Potter," it seemed like a unique blockbuster pairing.
The sale of leading distributor Jean Labadie's chain of Paris movie theaters to a millionaire French heiress had le tout Paris talking last week.
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt are looking at making it legal: They're planning to launch their own production company.
After Sept. 11, the Bush Administration asked Hollywood to come up with projects that are patriotic, inspiring and educational. And how have the studios responded? There are now a flood of competing…
New York mayors have never been camera-shy. But mayor-elect Michael Bloomberg is surely the first to have greenlit a movie.
The government's new film policies will dominate the fourth Brazilian Film Congress here, Nov. 14-18.
The Sundance Channel has picked up U.S. pay TV rights to "Margarita Happy Hour," helmer Ilya Chaiken's debut feature. The film will bow Jan. 4 as part of the channel's monthlong series "Inside…
Cheil Jedang Entertainment, one of Korea's largest film distributors, has struck a deal with Tube Entertainment, one of the country's top production houses, to fund four Tube pics in exchange for…
After the Sept. 11 attacks, the Hollywood film biz is in a funk, but many in the Canadian industry believe the trauma may actually boost filming in the Great White North.