General Cinema Corp. joined Disney in side-stepping impending tax hikes by giving its chief executive an early raise.
The emphasis at Location Expo '93, which closed yesterday at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, was on innovation and invention, as film commissions looked for new ways to bring production to their…
A plentiful influx of new exclusives perked up the limited-run box office, led by Sony Pictures Classics' "Olivier, Olivier" and Kino's cinematographers' docu "Visions of Light."
Budget-slashing director general ofthe BBC finds himself in hot water over a compensation arrangement that allowed him to pay less income tax; French exhib Gaumont's earnings drop; and Sunset + Vine…
Reflecting mixed box office results, French exhibition and distribution major Gaumont has posted 1992 profits of 33.9 million francs ($ 6 million), down 23.8 %.
David Marconi, writer/director of Arrow Entertainment's upcoming release "The Harvest," has signed to write a political thriller for Hollywood Pictures-based Simpson-Bruckheimer Prods.
Russia expects to pass a copyright and anti-piracy law within two weeks, according to President Boris Yeltsin's first deputy chief, Vladimir V. Volodin. "A new task force will make sure the laws are…
After "Wayne's World" cashed in lampooning the addled heavy-metal set, the timing looks ripe for a spoof of rap music, and this attempt by another "Saturday Night Live" performer, Chris Rock, should…
Jack Valenti, president of the Motion Picture Association of America, has joined the cast of presenters for the 65th annual Academy Awards, to be held March 29 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
BERLIN --"Mustard Bath" doesn't cut it on any dramatic level. Guyana-set second feature of Canadian maverick Darrell Wasyk sets out as a search for identity and mislays its compass about halfway…
Peter Hoffman's Cinevisions is in pre-production on its first outing "Manolete," an $ 8 million-$ 10 million English-lingo period love story. Miramax will handle world sales.