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‘Alice in Wonderland’ window grows smaller

Walt Disney Studios plans to cut the theatrical window in the U.K. for its March 5 release of Tim Burton's 3D spectacular "Alice In Wonderland" to 12 weeks in a bid to take advantage of the May…

Liberation Ent. closes U.K. division

U.S. indie distributor Liberation Entertainment has shuttered its U.K. arm, making about 12 staffers redundant.

Kelley Avery to give PEVE keynote

Paramount Worldwide Home Entertainment president Kelley Avery and Universal Pictures International Entertainment president Eddie Cunningham will deliver keynote speeches at next year's Screen Digest…

‘Reaper’ a keeper for Xingu

Trudie Styler's Xingu Films has acquired film rights to "American Reaper," the upcoming graphic novel created by Pat Mills and Clint Langley under their Repeat Offenders banner.

Grim ‘Reaper’ lands at Xingu

Trudie Styler's Xingu Films has acquired film rights to "American Reaper," the upcoming graphic novel created by Pat Mills and Clint Langley under their Repeat Offenders banner.

End of the line for Golds in U.K.

S Golds & Sons, the U.K.'s largest and longest-serving independent home entertainment wholesaler, will go into administration today.

End of the line for U.K. Golds

S Golds & Sons, the U.K.'s largest and longest-serving independent home entertainment wholesaler, will go into administration Monday.

Huggers takes new-media reins at BBC

The BBC has promoted Erik Huggers from group controller of future media and technology to director of the division.

‘Skins’ drama plays out on Tueve, Neox

LONDON -- Spanish pay TV channel Tueve and Antenna 3's new digital channel Neox have purchased U.K. teen drama "Skins" from All3Media International, the British independent distributor said Thursday.

BBC chairman: License fee good for economy

BBC chairman Michael Lyons on Thursday defended the pubcaster's role in the U.K. creative economy, arguing that the local industry would be $10 billion worse off if the broadcaster did not exist.

UKTV appoints two new channel heads

UKTV, the Virgin Media/BBC joint family of channels, has appointed Paul Moreton as channel head of its new entertainment channel Watch, due to launch in October (HR/10/7).

Palisades Media snaps up Tartan U.K. library

Palisades Media Corp. has acquired a majority of Tartan Films U.K.'s 400-plus film library, including "Super Size Me."