Paramount and Universal have teamed up to create a plan to give India's English-language video-watchers a respite from poor quality pirated videocassettes. Fuzzy video recordings of new Hollywood…
Andy Marx: High Tech Hollywood
In the Special Report on PBS' 25th anniversary in the March 14-20 edition of Variety, the director of the 1987 documentary "Eyes on the Prize" was misidentified.
New contract agreements are imminent for Columbia executive vice president Sid Ganis and president of production Lisa Henson, who will likely be promoted to vice chairman and president, respectively…
Miramax Films has bought U.S. and Canadian rights to "Strawberry and Chocolate" (Fresa y Chocolate), the Cuban comedy that scored big at the Berlin Film Festival, capturing three awards.
Biz in the theatrical sector rose sharply over the past year in Argentina, spearheaded by "Jurassic Park," which culled close to $ 4,600,000 at local wickets.
According to Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone, the big news about Paramount is that Stanley Jaffe will be out, Sherry Lansing will be in, and Redstone has no intention of sweetening his deal with…
After three years of virtual stagnation, film production in Brazil now seems to be on the threshold of a new, potent launch. Never before has so much coin been made available to filmmakers.
Right on cue, "Schindler's List,""The Piano" and "Philadelphia" enjoyed an uplift at the foreign B.O. after their Oscar victories.
There's's no surefire epic like "Jurassic Park" to light up cinemas around the world this summer, but overseas distribs and exhibs are still bullish about the range and diversity of the offerings…