Scandinavian production and distribution shingle Svensk Filmindustri has signed a long-term distribution deal with MGM for both theatrical and DVD/Blu-ray rights in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and…
Some of Egypt's most exciting young filmmakers have teamed with former StudioCanal CEO Frederic Sichler to create Arab world sales company Pacha Pics.
Rocked hard by the earthquake and tsunami of March 11 and the never-ending crisis at the Fukushima nuclear plant, the Japanese film biz still faces an array of challenges nearly two months later.
Since his rise to international notoriety in the 1990s as a purveyor of extreme violence and gore -- exhibit one being the 1999 shocker "Audition" -- Takashi Miike has proven himself a far more…
With declining auds, closed plexes and scrapped projects, the film biz has suffered like many other industries following the Great East Japan Earthquake, but it has nonetheless played a role in…
Rebecca Kearey has been promoted to exec veep of international marketing and distribution for Twentieth Century Fox Intl.
Former Fox and Davis Entertainment exec Kyle Franke has been hired by XYZ Films as head of development.
This week's offlot production saw a modest increase in feature shoots and a decrease in television production with overall increases from this time last year.
Jack Black is set to join forces with Brit helmer Michael Winterbottom for a new comedy "Bailout," which Ealing Metro International is pre-selling here in Cannes.
Dolores Fuller, who starred with Ed Wood in that famously cross-dressing director's 1953 cult classic "Glen or Glenda," died Monday of complications from a stroke. She was 88.
Glen Basner's FilmNation Entertainment is handling international sales on Steven Soderbergh's tentatively titled male stripper pic "Magic Mike," toplining Channing Tatum.