"Braindead," described by its New Zealand helmer Peter Jackson as a study in "gore, gore, gore," won the Grand Prix at the 21st Festival du Film Fantastique at Avoriaz, held Jan. 16 to 23. Fest was…
Dutch music behemoth and emerging movie giant Polygram has grabbed U.K.-based vid distribbery Vision Video Ltd. from General Electric Capital Corp. for a bargain price, believed to be below $ 5.6…
Although 27% of the Publicists Guild's active members are currently unemployed, a recent membership survey by the guild shows that those members who are working are often making more money than the…
"Bram Stoker's Dracula" continued on a tear overseas last week while "Beauty and the Beast"-- which soared to $ 190 million -- seized the mantle of all-time top grosser in Italy from "Johnny…
Underlining the theme of this year's Academy Awards presentation, "Women and the Movies," 71 Oscar-winning women gathered for a gala reception and group photograph Thursday evening in the Acad's…
Patricia Barry has been elected president of the 1993 board of directors of Women in Film. Barry, who was one of the org's founders, most recently served as executive vice president. She is the first…
In the Jan. 26 story about the scientific and technical achievement Oscars, award recipient Kaz Fudano's name was misspelled.
The Motion Picture Export Assn. of America has withdrawn a copryright complaint filed against Malta, claiming the island nation has made great strides in bringing its video piracy laws up to…
The entertainment industry is increasingly dependent on the international markets, with half of all sales coming from overseas.
Gotham-based distributor Milestone Films has acquired two short fiction films made by Alfred Hitchcock in 1944 that were banned and have remained unseen for nearly 50 years.
Gramercy Pictures announced on Friday the selection of its national ad agency and in-house West Coast director of publicity.