The long-silent 18-month-old Spanish Federation of Producers' Assns. (FAPAE) lashed out this week at Spanish exhibitors and the state-run quincentennial org.
Directors and screenwriters this week renewed their pitch for legislation requiring film studios to notify consumers if pix are colorized or materially altered.
Warner Bros. has purchased outright William Mosley-Payne's spec script "A Stone Cold War" for studio-based producers George Jackson and Doug McHenry.
Music publishers for composer Igor Stravinsky filed suit yesterday in N.Y. Federal Court against the Walt Disney Co., over the inclusion of Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring" in videocassette copies…
Robert Metzler will be business manager for the 65th Academy Awards, the 39th time he has served in that position.
Producers Mace Neufeld and Robert Rehme are scheduled to receive the NATO/ShoWest 1993 Producer of the Year award, during the March 11 final-night awards banquet at Bally's Hotel & Casino in Las…
Kevin Costner, with help from Whitney Houston, has toppled Paul Hogan from the Aussie B.O. pedestal of highest opening week: "The Bodyguard," playing 127 screens, amassed a mammoth $ A4.36 million ($…
Paramount Pictures' "The Temp" received an R rating and 20th Century Fox's "Jack the Bear" received a PG-13 in the 1,252nd ratings bulletin from the Motion Picture Assn. of America's Classification…
Reel Movies Intl. announced that the new movie "The Secret" will be presented at the upcoming American Film Market, to be held Feb. 25-March 5. The erotic thriller stars Joe Estevez and Tracy…
UGC is thinking European. The French production, distribution and exhibition major, which already has 259 screens in France and Belgium, is now looking to expand its exhibition activities by buying…
Alliance Releasing has acquired exclusive rights for theatrical distribution of Orion Pictures films in Canada. The joint-venture was announced yesterday by Alliance prexy Victor Loewy and Jay…