Lifetime cable is joining forces with the American Film Institute to enhance the network's fledgling "Lifetime Women's Film Festival," jointly producing a short-film showcase for first-time women…
Variety's Showbiz Expo Australia is joining Oz's two most important film and TV events in moving from Melbourne to Sydney in 1998.
Distributors reacted with a mixture of concern and skepticism Wednesday to news that Sony Theatres and Cineplex Odeon were in talks to merge, creating a theater chain that would heavily dominate the…
Herve Bourges, president of the French Conseil Superieur de L'Audiovisuel (CSA) --- the Gallic equivalent of the FCC --- has warned France's television and film communities that maintaining the…
Robert Relyea has been upped to president of production for MGM Pictures and United Artists, it was announced Wednesday by Frank Mancuso, chairman and CEO of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
Dutch bank ABN-Amro has taken the lead in arranging a $400 million production loan for New Line Cinema, fulfilling Time Warner's plans to raise production finance for New Line without affecting the…
Salah M. Hassanein has filed suit against Warner Bros., charging that the studio failed to pay him all that he was due during his tenure overseeing international exhibition for the studio.
Following two years of canceled or vastly reduced editions due to budget headaches and bureaucratic hitches, the Taormina Intl. Film Festival moves back to its traditional slot this summer, running…
Members of Mexico's film community took to the streets last weekend to protest the imminent demise of local cinema.
Andrew Deane and Neal Israel of Like Brothers Films will executive produce “A Course in Miracles.” Producer Stuart Birnbaum is not part of their company, contrary to what was reported Tuesday. * * *…
The European Commission has unveiled a new system of cash incentives for distributors to encourage the release of European films within Europe.
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