Hollywood and New York casting directors and associates have set Oct. 6 as the start date for their first contract negotiations with studios and networks.
Viacom co-prexy Tom Freston, soon to take the helm of a smaller and sleeker Viacom, issued a bullish outlook for Paramount and a strong endorsement of Brad Grey's leadership of the studio on Tuesday.
Here! Films has acquired North American distribution rights to the Warner Bros. Pictures Spain production "Queens" ("Reinas") from worldwide sales agent Fortissimo Films.
Family fare remained dominant at the foreign box office with Warner's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" easily winning a moderate weekend with $11.3 million from 4,100 prints in 49 countries…
Now that Universal and Paramount have agreed to an amicable divorce, they have to get down to work.
Underscoring the strong foreign appetite for family fare, "Madagascar" and "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" dominated the international box office during a typically mild end-of-summer Sept. 2-4…
The American Cinema Editors has tapped Randy Roberts as VP, replacing the outgoing Michael Tronick while Ed Abroms was re-elected as treasuer.
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has selected Joan Churchill to receive its award for documentary cinematography.
The decision to split up UIP was mutual, so both Universal and Paramount are happy. Now all they have to do is figure out the details. And the details are headache-inducing: how to crank up an…
In a blow to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, California's pending runaway production legislation has been delayed until next year at the earliest.