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…
Italy pubcaster RAI said it will invest $60 million in Italian- and European-produced films overall in 1997 and 1998.
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.
While many Americans were firing up their last summer barbecue over Labor Day, dozens of Hollywoodites descended on Hawaii for the four-day Maui Writers' Conference.
Jonathan Kaplan is set to take the helm of "Brokedown Palace" for Fox 2000 and producer Adam Fields. Kaplan replaces Carl Franklin who quit the project in June over casting differences with 20th…
BMG Independents has acquired North American rights to Jill Sprecher's feature debut, "Clockwatchers," from Goldcrest Films Intl.
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…
Iranian writer-director Majid Majida took home the most prestigious hardware Tuesday night at the closing awards ceremony at the Montreal World Film Festival, winning the top prize, the Grand Prix of…
Despite the allure of virtual round-the-clock television coverage of Princess Diana's death, a sizable number of American viewers managed to break away and make it to the local bijou.
Fox Searchlight's "The Full Monty" continued to strut its stuff on top of the exclusives roster. Peter Cattaneo's comedy about steelworkers-cum-strippers revealed a brawny $202,122 in six nightclubs…