Elie Samaha

  1. Producer: I Was Forced To Pad Film Budgets

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Film producer Elie Samaha says he was blackmailed into carrying out the budget-padding scheme that ultimately cost Intertainment Licensing more than $100 million. LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)--Film producer Elie Samaha says he was blackmailed ...

  2. Producer Says He Was Forced To Inflate Film Budgets

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Film producer Elie Samaha says he was blackmailed into carrying out the budget-padding scheme that ultimately cost Intertainment Licensing more than $100 million. <br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> Harvard, Berkle ...

  3. German Group In Film-Budget Inflation Suit

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT German rights group Intertainment will delay publishing its 2003 yearend financial figures until after a ruling is handed down on its $100 million lawsuit against Elie Samaha's Franchise Pictures. COLOGNE (Hollywood Reporter)--German rights g ...

  4. Eu Moves Forward With Piracy Initiative

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BRUSSELS--The European Commission last Monday formally adopted the European Union's Enforcement Directive, which provides a legal framework against piracy and counterfeiting. <br clear="none"/><br cle Olsen Twins Sue Acclai ...