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.
The entertainment industry is increasingly dependent on the international markets, with half of all sales coming from overseas.
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…
Patricia Barry has been elected president of the 1993 board of directors of Women in Film. Barry, who was one of the org's founders, most recently served as executive vice president. She is the first…
"Braindead," described by its New Zealand helmer Peter Jackson as a study in "gore, gore, gore," won the Grand Prix at the 21st Festival du Film Fantastique at Avoriaz, held Jan. 16 to 23. Fest was…
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 of America has withdrawn a copryright complaint filed against Malta, claiming the island nation has made great strides in bringing its video piracy laws up to…
Dutch music behemoth and emerging movie giant Polygram has grabbed U.K.-based vid distribbery Vision Video Ltd. from General Electric Capital Corp. for a bargain price, believed to be below $ 5.6…
Underlining the theme of this year's Academy Awards presentation, "Women and the Movies," 71 Oscar-winning women gathered for a gala reception and group photograph Thursday evening in the Acad's…
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…