Veteran U.K.-based sales company Vine Intl. Pictures will team on a four-pic slate with L.A. and Toronto-based production shingle Omega Pictures Intl. The aim is to tap a wealth of European and U.S…
Mockumentary about the history of 3-D, pic is technically one of the most accomplished large-format productions to date. As the first independent film company to produce and distribute a large-format…
Barry Reardon, considered by many to be the "dean" of theatrical distribution, has announced he will retire next month, after 17 years as president of Warner Bros. Domestic Theatrical Distribution.
Sixteen films from 1998 that topped $100 million in domestic ticket sales were honored at Thursday's Gold Reel Awards, sponsored by ACNielsen EDI and Daily Variety.
The fourth film and the second modern-dress version to use Choderlos De Laclos' notorious 1782 novel as its inspiration, Roger Kumble's "Cruel Intentions" is "Dangerous Liaisons" for the teenage…
David Cronenberg has been chosen president of the jury at the 52nd Cannes Film Festival (May 12-23), becoming the first Canadian director to hold the post.
Unfazed by Brazil's economic crisis and a 40% currency devaluation, Buena Vista Home Entertainment is about to set up a direct distribution outlet in Sao Paolo.
Todd Calvin has joined Palm Avenue Pictures as president of production.
A hip young cast is made to look desperately unhip in "200 Cigarettes," a dismally unfunny farce about a group of aggressively self-absorbed characters looking for a good time in New York City on New…
Sony's putting family first. Diving into the already crowded animation pool, Sony Pictures Entertainment has tapped Columbia TriStar TV kidvid chief Sander Schwartz to head a new children's…
Arthouse king James Ivory will be a headlining guest at the Avignon/New York Film Festival, which is skedded to roll out 20 French and American indies for their New York preems.