The German box office hit a record high of 1.566 billion marks ($932 million) in 1998, an increase of 158 million marks ($94 million) over the previous year's record take, AC Nielsen-EDI reported…
It seemed that everyone who came to the podium at the 64th annual New York Film Critics Circle Awards Sunday at Windows on the World had a confession to make.
Six German feature films and documentaries will have their world premieres in the Forum section of the 47th Berlin Intl. Film Festival (Feb. 10-21).
Ridley and Tony Scott's Scott Free Prods. has optioned Robert Humphrey Jyde's 1998 Nicholl Fellowship winning script "Jelly Babies," for a low- against mid-six figures.
In what is believed to be the largest such policy ever written for an independently financed film, International Film Guarantors has inked a completion bond for Beacon Pictures' $100 million Arnold…
Flashpoint, the Anglo-American film financier headed by partners Beau Rogers and David Forrest, has committed $87 million to 22 new indie productions.
Unable to come to an agreement on the budget and the film's creative direction, Disney and director Gore Verbinski ("Mousehunt") have parted ways on the sci-fi thriller "Mission to Mars."
In an unusual move, Lakeshore Entertainment is negotiating to buy back domestic rights to its completed thriller "Arlington Road" from Polygram Films, apparently in hopes of selling it to a different…
Producer-financiers Jay Firestone and Peter Hoffman have formed Chaross Films to sweep up defaulting independent pictures. The venture highlights the move to consolidate overseas business.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that seven films are being considered for the sound effects editing Oscar.
Thesp Geena Davis has been tapped to host ABC's first-ever Academy Awards preshow.