With local films drawing more attention in the last few years, South Africa has decided to launch its own national kudos ceremony with the South African Film and TV Awards.
After nearly eight months of an acrimonious movie-ticket price war, South Africa's leading exhibitor/distributor Ster-Kinekor has reached agreement with rival Nu-Metro on its ticket pricing strategy.
The American Film Market at the Loews Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif., seemed like it was turned upside-down. Big-money deals used to go down on the upper floors where the more-established companies…
A year ago, leaders of the Producers Guild of America announced their org had finally found a way to halt the proliferation of undeserved producer credits.
Memo to: Arnold SchwarzeneggerYou've always looked on the bright side of things, Arnold, so I recommend you analyze last week's election results this way: Your public wants you back on the bigscreen.
Only a handful of pics aimed at U.S. Latinos have lately managed to catch on, but a small R-rated pic has captivated this elusive market, at least on the East Coast.
From the outset, "The Libertine" throws down the gauntlet, with Johnny Depp's Earl of Rochester promising the audience, "You will not like me." After almost two hours watching the 17th-century…
With the $40 million opening of Disney's "Chicken Little," the Mouse House is breathing a sigh of relief that it can, indeed, compete in CGI animation -- a field that has been dominated so far by…
Last week, Paramount greenlit the soldier drama "Stop-Loss," scheduled to start lensing in April. It marks one of the first major-studio pics about the Iraq War -- and also marks the return of…
Brazil's second Amazon Intl. Film Festival wrapped Thursday with Michael Caton-Jones' "Shooting Dogs" nabbing the feature kudos at the ceremony in Manaus, capital of the Amazonas State.