How he's innovating: Michael Malcolm's Mountain View, Calif., company makes a home digital media server system favored by an upscale clientele that includes plenty of Hollywood elites.
How he's innovating: "Someone asked me last night if there were any subjects I thought were inappropriate for 3-D," Tim Sasson reports from Paris, where he spoke to a home entertainment conference…
It sounds like a mother's worst nightmare: Jules Urbach was too busy making videogames to go to Harvard.
The former UTA agent has transformed himself into one of the early studio moguls of the online video realm, operating a shop that not only finances digital short films from well-known talent, but…
For a country where theaters are banned, Saudi Arabia made a strong showing at the Gulf Film Festival, contributing 20 pix to the inaugural event, which was held April 13-18 in Dubai.
Egyptian hits "Al gazira" (The Island) and "Heena maysara" (Until Things Get Better) were the big winners at the 14th National Festival for Cinema Awards in Cairo on April 30.
Organizers at the Dubai Intl. Film Festival have announced the 5th edition of the fest will unspool from Dec. 11-18 this year.
Banned in his own country, Kuwaiti helmer Amer Al Zuhair's "When the People Spoke" was one of many taboo-breaking pics that were recognized at the inaugural Gulf Film Festival, which unspooled in…
Chinese production company Eastern Mordor will release Donnie Yen-starrer "Painted Skin" on more than 1,100 screens.
Does Hollywood still rule the world? For decades, studios released their films worldwide with the confident knowledge that they would be eagerly devoured by movie lovers overseas. But lately, the…
If a doc manages to inform and entertain, it's ahead of the competition. If it features engaging personalities (or penguins), so much the better. And if it manages not to lose its assets while…