Canal Plus' French staffers are bracing themselves as Pierre Lescure, Vivendi Universal's TV and film division chief, is expected to announce a major overhaul today.
Fabrizio Ferrucci has been appointed director general of Columbia TriStar Films Italia following the decision to unify the distrib's Italian theatrical and home entertainment divisions under a single…
The Shanghai Intl. Film Festival opened Saturday, but so far is struggling to attain a truly international scope. Veteran helmer Alan Parker, who is on the competition jury, is the only major…
Imagine Entertainment chairman and co-founder Brian Grazer will be awarded the Life Career Award bestowed by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films at the 27th annual Saturn Awards.
Sue Bruce-Smith, FilmFour's director of international sales, is leaving to become head of film production at Irish film and TV indie, Little Bird.
The dawning of digital cinema can now be glimpsed just over the horizon. A handful of execs from throughout the studio community are trying to fast-track the rollout of fledgling technology to…
Cathy Schulman has reupped as president of production at Artists Production Group (APG) for three years. Schulman has been with the company since its launch two years ago and has played a major role…
Miramax Film Corp. filed suit Monday in Manhattan federal court, alleging that a London production company fraudulently inflated the price for remake rights to two films through phony bids by a sham…
Actress Marcia Gay Harden will not present the film “Gaudi Afternoon” at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival. Information was incorrect in Wednesday’s paper.
Due to what a source has called "insurmountable business differences," John McTiernan will not direct the Initial Entertainment Group/Miramax Films pic "Smoke and Mirrors."
In Adam Schroeder's first purchase since he began his first-look deal at Warners Bros. Pictures early this year, the producer has paid low-six figures for the spec "The Fraud Prince" from scribes Dan…