Coming into its second market and its first with a company name, Brazilian sales shingle Vereda Filmes has taken international rights to Chilean animation pic "31 Minutes."
Amazon.com intends to take a bite out of Apple's iTunes business later this year when it bows a digital music download store with millions of songs from more than 12,000 record labels, including EMI…
Media giants fired back at the recent Federal Communications Commission report linking television violence to childhood aggression, saying no evidence exists to support such a conclusion.
While Teutonic filmmakers have always been eager to partner with foreign producers, beefed-up government support could make international collaborations more attractive than ever.
For Senator Entertainment and Kinowelt, both the good times and bad have been far more palpable than to any other domestic players in recent memory.
They're both on the wrong side of 40, yet Maria Furtwangler and Veronica Ferres have emerged as the most reliable ratings queens on German television, each drawing top numbers for every film or…
Germany's big-budget TV "event film" miniseries have had a remarkable run in recent years. Reliably pulling in up to 12 million viewers for three- and four-hour films sliced into two or three parts…
"The Edge of Heaven," "Nothing but Ghosts," "To the Limit," "And Along Come Tourists."
Despite Sofia Coppola's popularity in Japan after "The Virgin Suicides," Kanae Rai, executive vice president of independent theater Cinema Rise, knew that success for the director's Tokyo-set…
After decades of attitudes ranging from indifference to outright hostility, the Japanese government has finally decided to assist its film industry.
Japanese toons -- known commonly as anime -- have conquered the world several times over, while long dominating the domestic market. In 2006, four of the 10 top-grossing Japanese pics were toons…