So you want to learn the art of the deal, or the nuances behind running a studio? Three academic programs based in Los Angeles at USC, UCLA and the American Film Institute provide would-be studio…
Artisan Entertainment has inked an output deal for the U.K. with Alliance Atlantis Motion Picture Distribution giving Alliance Atlantis rights in the territory to all Artisan pics over the next three…
The New Zealand Film Commission's Lindsay Shelton, one of the longest-serving execs in the international film sales business, is stepping down after 22 years with the agency.
France's media powerhouse Canal Plus is fast becoming Hollywood's best friend, sinking millions into co-financing deals on some of the town's major films.
In the realm of sequels, "Toy Story 2" is to "Toy Story" what "The Empire Strikes Back" was to its predecessor, a richer, more satisfying film in every respect.
Sony Pictures Family Entertainment has bitten on Nicolas Falacci and Cheryl Heuton's script pitch about animals that served with American troops during WWII, paying a mid-six-figure sum.
After the 1997 murder of owner Laurence Austin, Los Angeles' Silent Movie Theatre -- the only cinema in the U.S. dedicated to silents -- seemed doomed to become either a Persian carpet store or a…
"The Hungry Bachelors Club" is a low-cal affair in which none of the ingredients are properly measured and the final dish is nothing to give thanks for. Self-styled romantic comedy offers few if any…
Japanese director Takeshi Kitano will explore the mean streets of Los Angeles in his next film, "Brother," about a Japanese gangster.
The film "Honour of the House" won five awards, including best picture, at the first-ever Edda Awards Monday evening by the Icelandic Film and Television Academy. It was also chosen as Iceland's…