Despite distribution terms that initially alarmed theater owners, Disney likely will secure at least 60-70 bookings in Imax theaters worldwide for the Jan. 1 opening of "Fantasia 2000."
Discovery Pictures, the large-format and specialty film division of Discovery Communications, which just premiered its second large-format pic "Wildfire: Feel the Heat" in March, has begun…
MacGillivray Freeman Films' large-format pic "Everest" has exceeded Miramax's expectations in homevideo sales since its March release.
Peter Guber's Mandalay Media Arts, which recently wrapped production on the 3-D large-format film "Galapagos" for the Smithsonian Institution, is putting its faith in the giant screen industry and…
Spyglass Entertainment and New Urban Entertainment have teamed to produce a feature documentary on the game of basketball to be directed by Leon Gast, who won an Oscar for "When We Were Kings."
Walt Disney Studios Post Production Services Sound has appointed Larry Kemp as supervising sound editor and Elliot Tyson as lead re-recording mixer on Dubbing Stage A at the Walt Disney Studios.
Universal Pictures has appointed William A. Sutman chief financial officer. He reports to Chris McGurk, Universal Pictures prexy and chief operating officer.
Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of "Armageddon" and "The Rock," is developing an ABC medical mystery thriller with author Robin Cook and a four-hour Western miniseries at NBC.
To help get a handle on its rapid growth, LMNO Prods. has tapped Ned Davis, a former producer on CBS's "Murphy Brown," as VP of corporate operations.
New Line Intl. has upped Jennifer Hoxie to VP of international publicity.
The second annual Freedom Film Festival, the American Cinema Foundation's showcase of films from Central and Eastern Europe, kicks off its L.A. engagement Friday, a week after its Berlin gig.