The Motion Picture Export Assn. of America has withdrawn a copryright complaint filed against Malta, claiming the island nation has made great strides in bringing its video piracy laws up to…
The entertainment industry is increasingly dependent on the international markets, with half of all sales coming from overseas.
Gotham-based distributor Milestone Films has acquired two short fiction films made by Alfred Hitchcock in 1944 that were banned and have remained unseen for nearly 50 years.
Gramercy Pictures announced on Friday the selection of its national ad agency and in-house West Coast director of publicity.
Prizes snowed down upon an unusual number of films at the awards ceremony for the 1993 Sundance Film Festival Saturday night, as the juries were split in both the dramatic and documentary categories.
TriStar Pictures took a chance releasing its male-audience actioner "Sniper" on Super Bowl weekend. The results were good enough for a shot at second place with an estimated $ 5.9 million on 1,551…
Chestnut Hill Prods. has acquired film rights to Joyce Carol Oates' soon-to-be-published novel "Foxfire," a story about an all-girl teenage gang in the 1950s, to be developed for the screen and…
Robert De Niro's Tribeca has arrowed motion picture rights to Andy Tennant and Rick Parks' original story "Cupid," a contemporary romantic fable set in Brooklyn about Roman mythology's god of love.
Twentieth Century Fox, in high-gear buying mode under new movie chief Peter Chernin, has purchased Jonathan Hensleigh's spec script "Simon Says" for on-lot producer Robert Lawrence to develop for the…
Among the surprise films at this year's Sundance Film Festival are pictures that challenge the conventions of melodrama, as distributors begin to circle around such pix as "Combination Platter,"…
"Extreme Justice" found MPAA justice in New York yesterday when the Code and Ratings Administration appeals board overturned the Los Angeles' boards' NC-17 rating and awarded it an R rating.