Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose. ... Despite a change in chief programmer after 23 years, the mighty Cannes Intl. Film Festival strides into its 54th edition (May 9-20) with only minor…
The U.K.'s Film Council has appointed Jan-Jacob Lousberg as its European business executive. He will coordinate strategy in all areas from co-production to export promotion.
The government will rein in the massively successful all-you-can-see cinema passes in a controversial move sure to anger France's leading exhibs.
Jorge Santoyo has ankled as National Film Commissioner to become a producer at Mexico City-based Milk & Honey Productions. He will be replaced by the commish's former location co-ordinator Sergio…
Artists Production Group and StudioCanal have jointly optioned the remake rights to produce the popular 1981 French film "Le Professionnel," with scribe Jeff King ("Josiah's Canon") attached to pen…
Some 35 creditors for the Dutch-backed film "Ocean Warrior" filed suit Wednesday asking Dutch courts to declare the film's production company Ocean Warrior Ltd. bankrupt.
FilmFour has closed a two-year, non-exclusive production pact with Gotham-based Hart Sharp Entertainment, the producers of such pics as "Boys Don't Cry" and "You Can Count on Me."
MGM execs vowed Wednesday to continue diversifying studio operations while maintaining as low overhead as possible in its core businesses.
MGM Home Entertainment knows all video retailers have an enormous appetite for the video version of "Hannibal," the top-grossing theatrical release of the year so far, but the studio hopes to entice…
"Tabloid," the debut movie by award-winning Brit TV director David Blair, will topline the Cannes slate of London-based sales agent Park Entertainment.
Director Alberto Barbera plans to radically redefine the 58th Venice Intl. Film Festival in an attempt to make it more democratic by reducing the number of principal sections to two, both competitive.
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