A tribute here to slain anti-apartheid crusader Steve Biko is getting an injection of showbiz.
Italy pubcaster RAI said it will invest $60 million in Italian- and European-produced films overall in 1997 and 1998.
Looking for a bigger home to accommodate its expansion plans, indie pic and television producer PM Entertainment plans to more than double its production facilities in Sun Valley.
If a big Hollywood production approached the newly formed Rome Film Commission and asked to set up cameras in the Colosseum, would they be laughed out of town?
Final figures Tuesday confirmed a final summer '97 tally of $2.23 billion, exceeding the prior seasonal record set last year by a modest 2%. Also in line with Variety projections, admissions dipped…
Spurred by the success of "Shine," Oz's Film Finance Corp. (FFC) has greenlit another piano pic for production --- "Passion," from "Breaker Morant" producer Matt Carroll.
Anne Heche will star opposite Vince Vaughn in the romantic drama "Force Majeure," which Joseph Ruben ("Money Train") will helm for Propaganda Films.
It looks increasingly as though Carolco, the Sequel, will become a reality. Mario Kassar and Andy Vajna, the former partners in the high-flying indie, have been in intense discussions in Budapest…
Continuing the steady climb in trading that has marked recent editions of Mifed, organizers of the Milan-based international film, TV and multimedia market have announced a further increase in films…
"Air Force One" roared off the runway in its maiden foreign flight in Brazil over the weekend, while "The Fifth Element" blitzed Germany and "Volcano" blew hot and cold in four European markets.
In the first flurry of business since the Venice Intl. Film Festival began last week, U.S. acquisitions execs are moving to grab up two of the fest's most well-received films.
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