Metrodome, producer of the low-budget British films "Leon the Pig Farmer" and "Beyond Bedlam," has joined forces with the Lifetime Group to form a new filmmaking venture, Metrotime.
Eastman Kodak Co. unveiled its new high-speed, high-resolution color film stock Thursday at both ShowBiz Expo East and in Los Angeles.
In a case that may have national ramifications for distrib and exhib webs, an Arizona film carrier has sued Buena Vista for allegedly making exhibitors in Nevada and Arizona breach their contracts…
Miramax Films has launched a bid to expand into the upscale horror film genre , inking a deal that paves the way for it to produce an updated version of director Robert Wise's "The Haunting," company…
French cinema is set to get a snow-covered promotion Jan. 15-19 when the revamped Avoriaz Film Festival unveils 14 Gallic pix to distributors from across Europe.
HIGH POINTS: The studio scored big with two of its star-driven pix, “The Firm” and “Indecent Proposal”– both breaking the domestic $ 100 million threshold — after just one such performer in ’92…
Saul Bass has designed the poster for the 66th Academy Awards. It is the third Oscars poster for Bass, who won an Academy Award himself for docu short "Why Man Creates" in 1968.
HIGH POINTS: New Line says it’s upscaling its image, but ’93 B.O. was decidedly reliant on the old standards, “Jason Goes To Hell: The Final Friday” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III.””National…
The Sony Pictures Classics highbrow French import "Germinal" landed an R rating, according to the latest bulletin by the Classification & Rating Administration of the Motion Picture Assn. of America…
HIGH POINTS: Budgeted at $ 26 million, “Sleepless in Seattle” was a romantic comedy that held its own against summer action movies. “Cliffhanger” proved hugely profitable (TriStar held all domestic…
Columbia Pictures has moved the release date of its high-profile summer sequel "City Slickers 2" from Memorial Day to June 10, the studio confirmed Wednesday.