Carlton Communications has posted mixed results for the six months ending March 31 despite headline pre-tax profits of £170 million ($272 million), up 5%, on sales of $1.6 billion, up 10%.
"My Life So Far" is an innocuous childhood memoir that only mildly evokes the special qualities of privileged life in between-the-wars Britain. Shot two years ago and reportedly subjected to repeated…
Large-format film company Imax has signed a multimillion-dollar deal with United Cinemas International to open 10 Imax 3D theaters across the U.K., Europe, the Far East and South America, the company…
Spain's film and trade authorities have teamed to launch the first Spanish Film Screenings for Europe, which will take place in December on the Canary Island of Lanzarote.
Gallic minimajor MK2 has announced sales and two upcoming projects following an uneventful Cannes fest. "Code Inconnu" from director Michael Haneke and starring Juliette Binoche pre-sold to Bavaria…
Multi-hyphenate Alan Parker will receive the lifetime achievement award at this year's Cinema Expo Intl. Convention (June 21-24).
The American Film Institute's David A. Armstrong has won the first American Society of Cinematographers Student Film Award. It will be presented June 13 at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and…
Twenty-year distribution vet Don Henry has been named general sales manager of the newly initiated Independent Artists/Legacy Releasing.
Unapix has sold 19 horror pics to Time Warner's TNT, clinching its biggest deal and reinforcing its position as one of the most active distributors of low-budget movies to cable.
The National Film Preservation Foundation is to restore disintegrating gems from the silent era starring Harold Lloyd, John Barrymore and Clara Bow thanks to a $1 million federal grant.
Screenwriter Don Roos ("The Opposite of Sex"), novelist Daniel Woodrell ("Tomato Red") and non-fiction writer Leslie Brody ("Red Star Sister") are among the winners of PEN Center USA West's literary…