Britain's new Film Minister has raised eyebrows by criticizing the U.K. film industry for being too "arty farty," in his first major interview since taking over the job.
Zeitgeist Films has picked up domestic rights to "Little Otik" (originally titled "Otesanek"), the latest from Czech helmer Jan Svankmajer.
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's multimedia entertainment company LivePlanet has tapped David Haddad prexy and chief operating officer.
Slamdance Entertainment and Germany's international music confab Popkomm have established a film festival that will present an introductory showcase of short and feature films designed to support new…
The 19th Munich Film Fest closed Saturday, honoring a raft of tyro filmmakers.
John Archer has quit as chief executive of Scottish Screen, the public film funding org for Scotland, after mounting political pressure.
Juliet Stevenson and Kevin Bishop have joined the cast of "Food of Love," the English-lingo debut of Spanish auteur Ventura Pons ("Beloved/Friend").
Joerg Agin, whose tenure at Kodak-Hollywood spans 34 years, will retire as prexy of the film giant's Entertainment Imaging division effective Sept. 1.
In further moves to restructure its faltering business, German film group Kinowelt Medien has sold its 40% holding in Berlin distrib Progress Film Verleih to Munich investor Tellux, which is now the…
Sneak previews of ''Pearl Harbor'' in Japan rang up $1.6 million on 425 screens -- a BVI record -- auguring well for its nationwide rollout this Saturday.
Former Babelsberg TV topper Michael Buetow and Christoph Mainusch, former program director at German web RTL 2, have set up a new production outfit with German entertainment group Fame.