Gramercy Pictures has hired MGM's senior VP of marketing Claudia Gray as its new senior VP of publicity--the first key executive hire since the distribution company formed five months ago. Gray's…
"Alive" is latest addition to the list of fall films having their release date delayed. The Disney/Paramount co-production, which was to be released Nov. 6, will now be held until the beginning of…
Five films have been selected as recipients of the 1992 Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards, presented by the Intl. Documentary Assn.
Distributors opened 35 new films during September, up slightly from last year's 33 but still lagging behind year-to-date levels.
“Carry on Columbus” is a whoopee cushion under the 1492 hoopla. Cheekily berthing its U.K. release, beginning today, between the Salkind and Ridley Scott blockbusters, pic resuscitates the bawdy…
In a bidding war for rights to debt-wracked Sovereign Pictures' arthouse library, it appears Cinergi's foreign sales arm Summit Export Group could be the victor over rival the Movie Group (TMG)…
It's not unusual for studio headsto gush undue praise on executive appointments. But the case of Joe Hyams appears to be different.
"The Last of the Mohicans" has emerged as this fall's surprise box office standout with adept marketing from studio 20th Century Fox. But observers say the key is the quality of the film itself and…
The Freedom of Expression network will sponsor a panel discussion on free-speech issues and a discussion with the filmmakers of "Damned in the USA" on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Writers Guild Theater…
Considering that another Christopher Columbus film--and a flop, at that--was released less than two months ago, Paramount marketing exex may be getting queasy over the chances for their "1492…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America assisted the Suffolk County, N.Y., District Attorney's office in raids of suspected pirate video operations at 24 locations on Sept. 30, resulting in 16 arrests.