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Pre-Budget Report - Long-Term Certainty Over Tax Incentives for Film Essential to Industry's Future

Changes announced in today's Pre-Budget Report on the way in which tax incentives are used to raise funding for film production in the UK underline the importance of long-term clarity over tax incentives for film, the UK Film Council said today.

The Polar Express Shatters Box Office Records During Third Weekend in IMAX(R) Theatres

Film Crosses $10 Million Mark in Just 19 Days To Become Fastest Grossing Hollywood Simultaneous Release
Three Day Weekend Box Office of $2.7 Million Beats Previous IMAX DMR(R) Record By Almost 30 Per Cent

Bridges TV Debuts American Muslim Television Network in English Nationwide on November 30, 2004

Bridges TV, the first-ever American Muslim television network in English, will premiere nationwide at 12 p.m. eastern time on November 30, 2004. Broadcasting from Buffalo, NY, Bridges TV will be subscriber and advertiser supported and will target primarily the 8 million Muslims of North America in English.

Aprimo Enables Media and Entertainment Industry to Improve the Effectiveness of Promotional Investments

Aprimo, Incorporated, a global leader in Enterprise Marketing Management (EMM), announced today that it is working with five of the world's largest movie production and distribution houses to allow them to gain better visibility to media and promotional plans and commitments by film, enabling them to make better marketing financial decisions as films gain or lose market demand in real time.

Lions Gate Films and Twisted Pictures Scare Up Nine Film Deal

On the heels of the successful opening of "SAW," and the recent announcement of a planned sequel, Twisted Pictures, the genre production label of Evolution Management, will finance and produce nine more films to be distributed by Lions Gate Films Toronto.

Corner Stone Pictures Corporation Partners with OBX Capital Group to Fund Upcoming Film and TV Projects

Corner Stone Pictures Corporation, a developer, producer and distributor of film and TV entertainment products, announced today that they have contracted with OBX Capital Group, LLC to lead the company's investment activities. OBX has committed to funding all of the $6.9 million budgeted film "Retirement," a Corner Stone production.

Doc Hollywood Kidz Inks Deal With Star of Television's Top Rated `CSI: Miami' Khandi Alexander to Star in and Co-Produce Family Friendly Feature Films

Star of television's top rated "CSI: Miami," Khandi Alexander has penned a new multiple picture deal with Doc Hollywood Kidz . In the first of two planned films, Alexander will develop her self-penned children's tome, "Marlowe's Travels," transforming the book into a film for Doc Hollywood Kidz.

The MGM Channel Signs More Agreements in Greater China and Southeast Asia

LOS ANGELES, CA -- MGM Networks, a unit of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has launched The MGM Channel in Taiwan and signed an agreement to launch the channel in Malaysia in coming months.

Universal Studios Home Entertainment Announces Van Helsing DVD Sales a Monster-Sized Hit

First week sales of the action-adventure hit Van Helsing scared up sales of over four million combined DVD and VHS units in the first six days of release for a total consumer spend of $65 million.

Archeus Entertainment - Showcase Your Films

Archeus Entertainment is providing free and unlimited webspace to filmmakers to upload their films.

Director/Writer/Producer, Heather Robertson's CASTING ADRIFT hits Las Vegas for 7th screening

It's the 7th month. It's her 7th screening of CASTING ADRIFT this year alone. Indie Filmmaker Heather Robertson hits LAS VEGAS with 7's on her side....

MGM Television Entertainment Enters Into Exclusive First-Look Deal With Maloof Television

MGM Television Entertainment has entered into an exclusive agreement with newly-formed Maloof Television and the Maloof Family.

HBO and RADD Host Premiere Screening of the HBO Family Documentary Special "SMASHED: TOXIC TALES OF TEENS AND ALCOHOL" On May 12

On the eve of prom and graduation season, HBO and Recording Artists, Actors and Athletes Against Drunk Driving (RADD) host the Washington, DC premiere of the HBO Family Documentary "SMASHED: TOXIC TALES OF TEENS AND ALCOHOL."

Napoleon Dynamite - Free Screening this Thursday in NYC/LA

FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES and CAMPUS CIRCLE invite you and a guest to an advance screening of NAPOLEON DYNAMITE on Thursday, April 22 at 7:30 PM in LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK CITY.

H2V Entertainment Poised to Become Major Global Production Contender

Henrique Vera-Villanueva, president and CEO of three-year old H2V Entertainment in Montreal, Quebec, told Filmmakers.com they are poised to become a major player in the Canadian and international film production industries, one that screenwriters should keep on their radars if they tend to write artistically commercial, as opposed to formulaic, commercial material.
 
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