Veteran Hungarian helmer Istvan Szabo is to head the jury of the competition section at the forthcoming Pusan Film Festival (12-20 Oct). The 'New Currents' section focuses on movies by young and…
The sale of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" took a dramatic twist on Friday as one of the key execs behind the hit quizzer's global success resigned and filed a lawsuit against parent company…
The 60th edition of the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival, which kicks off Monday (Aug. 14), sees the introduction of a special prize to acknowledge excellence in cinema, to be known as the Diamond Award.
The Disney Channel will bow on Johannesburg-based pan-African satcaster Multichoice's digital satellite (DSTV) bouquet Sept. 1.
Milan Records has acquired North American rights for Finnish helmer Mika Kaurismaki's musical documentary "Brasileirinho." Milan, which will distribute the film as well as its soundtrack, also…
The BBC will make its video archive of 1.2 million hours of film available to Internet users. Ashley Highfield, the pubcaster's online operations topper, wants the BBC to have a more prominent role…
Members of the Orange County-based punk rock group Supernova say CBS and Mark Burnett Prods. stole their name. The band filed for a preliminary injunction in U.S. District Court on Friday, demanding…
Image Entertainment is about to get a timely pic infusion. The video label, embroiled in a hostile takeover battle with Lionsgate, will today unveil an output deal with Relativity Media, backer of…
The Visual Effects Society will hold its VES Awards on Feb. 11. Venue shifts to the Kodak Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. Society also announced that nine-time Oscar winner Dennis Muren will…
In a sign that China's film industry may be waking up to the impact of widespread movie piracy, an industry body has accused the country's TV nets of broadcasting unlicensed content.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Frozen1Weekend: $31.6M Disney
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media