Opponents of runaway production have received a boost from a nascent campaign that will emphasize the potential profitability of staying within the U.S.
Buena Vista Intl.'s "Pearl Harbor" began its assault on foreign markets over the weekend with all guns blazing, blitzing "Armageddon" to set new benchmarks for the studio's live-action canon. "Moulin…
Rapidly expanding German-U.S. entity IN-motion has launched its sixth private film fund to raise at least 15 million euros ($13 million) for two projects, including Jonathan Lynn's "Baker Street."
France's Centre National de la Cinematographie has reported that it subsidized the French animation industry to the tune of over 160 million francs ($20 million) in 2000 -- 14% of the total funding…
Russia's film world will be kept on its toes this month, with territory's major fests now jammed into June. Moscow's 23rd Intl. Film Festival runs June 21-30, a month earlier than its traditional…
It may not be a blockbuster hit on the Web just yet, but BMW's six-minute car chase series "The Hire" seems to be attracting some auds to BMWFilms.com.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will present "Judy Garland: A Re-creation of a Life," Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Acad's Leonard H. Goldenson Theater in North Hollywood. Whoopi Goldberg…
German licensing company Splendid Medien said Thursday that revenues for the first quarter hit 3.7 million euros ($3.12 million), while earnings before interest and tax went into the red by $1.77…
New Line Cinema, in its largest promo partnership yet, has tapped fast-food giant Burger King to beat the drums worldwide for its tentpole trilogy "The Lord of the Rings."
A pair of circuits have fine-tuned plans for theater closings as exhibs continue efforts to pare older, money-losing properties amid an industrywide cash crunch caused by overexpansion and feverish…
Disney's "Pearl Harbor" cruised to a second weekend of box office dominance with DreamWorks' "Shrek" following closely in its wake and three wide openers tailing in tight formation.