Liberty Livewire Corp. slipped into the red in its fiscal third quarter, the last period prior to consolidation of massive additional post-production operations into its earnings reports.
An 'N Sync concert that was shot in Detroit this week will be produced as a giant-screen film, according to backers of the project.
The deed is done: Frank's bank is out and Kirk's is in. Aiming to end restrictions on its ability to finance film productions and strike stra-tegic alliances, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has arranged for…
United Artists will shut its London sales office by Nov. 1 and fold international film distribution into MGM's overseas distribution deal with 20th Century Fox, officials said. Move, announced…
U.K. media group Carlton Communications said Thursday that it's accepted a management-led buyout of its Quantel Ltd. digital equipment unit for a bargain-basement £51 million ($76.6 million).
Recently rumored as a takeover target of Disney or another big entertainment group, Imax Corp. triggered an 18% rise in its shares Thursday when the giant-screen exhib disclosed the hiring of a pair…
TV Guide has a new owner after the Justice Dept. greenlit a $9.2 billion acquisition by Gemstar Intl. Group. Pasadena-based Gemstar said Wednesday that it had closed the stock-based deal after…
Kevin Hardesty, formerly director of development at Alphaville, Wednesday was named VP of production at Jersey Films. Hardesty will be responsible for generating material and story ideas for Jersey…
CinemaStar Luxury Theatres, which has been struggling to make a mark as a high-end regional exhibitor, on Wednesday posted a broadened fiscal-year loss of $5.2 million through March 31.
Against all odds, professional football will be coming to the L.A. Coliseum, but it won't involve Mike Ovitz or even the National Football League.