FremantleMedia is beefing up cross-border production between subsidiaries Talkback Thames in the U.K. and Germany's UFA.
Italy's film industry is embarking on a mission to forge closer ties with China, following the success of Italo romantic crimer "Night Bus."
Writer-producer Lionel Chetwynd is collaborating with Canada's Fremantle Corp. and DAP Italy on the adaptation of an Italian best-selling crime novel by Diego Cugia.
Luc Roeg's U.K. production and sales company Independent is releasing its second politically-charged film,"SUS," to coincide with the country's general election in early May.
With speculation mounting that Universal Pictures was about to drastically shake up its marketing forces, the studio instead responded with a confirmation of the team already in place.
The Writers of Guild of America is asking members to ease up on the rules that govern how some of its more powerful members receive screenplay credit. And it's already bracing for a backlash.
Thesp James Caan thinks the film business needs a "kick in the butt," so he's lending his name and expertise to a website that's got $1 million in funding to find the next great indie filmmaker.
The solid opening weekend performance of Vivendi's "Letters to God" was a testament to the continuing B.O. might of Christian auds.
Twentieth Century Fox's first-look producing deal with Simon Kinberg points to the increasing clout some screenwriters are enjoying as producers -- a duality usually reserved for television…
John Hamilton stepped down as co-president of Seville Pictures, the E1 Entertainment-owned Canadian distributor, but he is not straying far from E1.