Eastman Kodak Co. unveiled its new high-speed, high-resolution color film stock Thursday at both ShowBiz Expo East and in Los Angeles.
French cinema is set to get a snow-covered promotion Jan. 15-19 when the revamped Avoriaz Film Festival unveils 14 Gallic pix to distributors from across Europe.
Metrodome, producer of the low-budget British films "Leon the Pig Farmer" and "Beyond Bedlam," has joined forces with the Lifetime Group to form a new filmmaking venture, Metrotime.
British Columbia remains one of the largest production centers on the continent after Los Angeles and New York. Direct spending in 1993 increased by more than a third to $ C285 million ($ 213.75…
Jerry Moon will serve as traffic and security chief for the 66th Academy Awards for the 23rd consecutive year. Moon began his Oscar show association with the 44th awards in 1972 while still chief of…
In a case that may have national ramifications for distrib and exhib webs, an Arizona film carrier has sued Buena Vista for allegedly making exhibitors in Nevada and Arizona breach their contracts…
Miramax Films has launched a bid to expand into the upscale horror film genre , inking a deal that paves the way for it to produce an updated version of director Robert Wise's "The Haunting," company…
HIGH POINTS: Profits came from animated films and Walt Disney Pictures. Tim Burton's stop-motion animation project “The Nightmare Before Christmas” held its own (and may herald a new genre of…
Bill Pullman, who has worked mainly in the supporting thesp ranks in pix like "Malice," is in final negotiations to make his leading-man leap in the big-budget Amblin/Universal pic "Casper," sources…
HIGH POINTS: Purchased by Walt Disney Co. in April. Gross revenues increased from $ 72 million in 1992 to $ 109 million in 1993. “The Crying Game” did 90% of blockbuster business in 1993. Eked out…