Alta Films, Spain's top arthouse distrib-exhibitor, has taken theatrical distribution rights to helmer-writer Mateo Gil's Western "Blackthorn," a reprise of the Butch Cassidy legend toplined by Sam…
Suzie Norton, chief executive of Blighty's Birmingham-based Screen West Midlands, has ankled her post at the regional screen agency after three and a half years.
Angela Bosch, one of Europe's best-regarded promotion board honchos, has been laid off as director of Catalan Films and TV, a victim of punishing public-sector cutbacks in Catalonia.
Ealing Studios and film financier Prescience have merged their respective sales divisions, Ealing Studios Intl. and Metropolis Intl. Sales, to create a new international sales and distribution…
Disney U.K. and Ireland has pacted with Lovefilm, Europe's Netflix equivalent, for video on demand -- Disney's first major partner outside of the pay TV window.
Digital broadcaster SpectiCast has paired up with Monterey Media to launch the SpectiCast Digital Theater Network to provide smaller exhibitors with slates of digitally distributed independent films…
Craig Gillespie is set to helm the adaptation to the Seth Grahame-Smith novel "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" for Lionsgate.
The "Arab spring" has turned out to be more of an autumn for filming in the region.
Warner Bros. has little doubt there's an opportunity to turn premium VOD into a lucrative new revenue stream.
While the recent big-money moves for Legendary and Summit clearly signal that commercial banks are returning to Hollywood, lenders are still approaching the movie business as a whole with a higher…
The Cannes Film Festival's Directors' Fortnight has unveiled a slate heavy on Euro fare and light on U.S. pics, with only rookie helmer Liza Johnson's "Return" selected.