Spanish mini-major Filmax Ent. is to launch an online megastore to sell films and music worldwide.
The Film Agency for Wales has appointed Keith Potter as head of talent.
A quiet frame at the European box office this weekend sees the expansion of midrange studio pics contesting local pics for auds.
"Donsol" has been selected to represent the Philippines in the foreign film category for the upcoming Oscars.
Discovery Channel and its Science Channel sibling have appointed Tom Cosgrove exec VP-chief operating officer of both networks. * * * Logo, the Viacom-owned cable net focusing on gays and lesbians…
Columbia TriStar, China Film Group, Korea's CJ Entertainment and two Hong Kong studios, Emperor Motion Pictures and Media Asia, have signed an agreement to develop young movie-making talent in China.
New Regency has acquired comic pitch "Pets," with James Gunn to write and direct. Red Hour's Ben Stiller, Stuart Cornfeld and Jeremy Kramer are producing.
Katherine Heigl has optioned film rights to the bestselling dramatic novel "Lost & Found" for her new production banner and will produce it with her mother and producing partner Nancy Heigl.
The surprise winner out of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival was not the Weinstein Co. or Picturehouse, but little-indie-that-could ThinkFilm. The distrib launched 83-year-old Sidney Lumet's "Before…
Dalton Trumbo himself might declare "Trumbo," the handsome docu adaptation of son Christopher's play of the same title, a bit tame and more than a tad subdued.
A committed perf by Rebecca De Mornay as a woman who won't let go of her daughter's figure skating career -- even after the daughter has -- isn't enough to ballast semi-serious, semi-satiric…