June's box office results elicited a common response among distribs, exhibs and anyone interested in making money: Bring on July.
Keystone Entertainment, best known for its production of the $150 million "Air Bud" franchise, has launched domestic theatrical distribution operation Keystone Releasing.
As the Czech film community packs up for the annual mid-summer trek to the Karlovy Vary Film Festival beginning today, the sale of Barrandov is hanging in the air. A deal for the film studio, one of…
News Corp. is ramping up its presence in India. Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch last week told Vilasrao Deshmukh, chief minister of the state of Maharashtra, that he will establish a film studio in…
Mel Gibson came to town, riding on his pony. But Warner Bros.' "Storm" blew up and decimated Sony. Yes, the Fourth of July B.O. offered a familiar tune. But George Clooney & Co. rewrote the lyrics…
Rising singing star Sisqo is making his film toplining debut for Miramax in "Getting Over Alison," the Tommy O'Haver-directed romantic comedy about a high school hoopster (Ben Foster) who quits the…
Eric Reid has been named chief operating officer of Lakeshore Entertainment, while Robert Benun has been upped to senior veepee, business and legal affairs.
After a decade of deficits and stagnating audiences, the Sydney Film Festival is at last growing again.
Kate Winslet and Jim Threapleton's Telltale Films has signed an exclusive first-look development and production deal with Intermedia, which will handle their films' worldwide distribution.
Variety will co-sponsor the seventh annual Austin Film Festival and Heart of Film Screenwriters Conference, which runs Oct. 12-19.