U.K. helmer Dominic Murphy, whose debut pic "White Lightnin' " world preems at Sundance, is partnering with London shingle Film & Music Entertainment on a slate of new projects.
The higher they fly, the further they fall. After six years' growth, powered by one of Europe's most vibrant economies, Spanish TV advertising is plunging.
There are few pairings stranger than that of political journalism and ballroom dancing.
Italo conglom De Agostini has unified its sprawling European production empire into a single entertainment powerhouse, Zodiak Entertainment, with the aim of consolidating its position in Europe and…
British thesp James McAvoy has joined the panel of judges selecting the five-strong shortlist for BAFTA's Orange Rising Star Award, which will be voted on by the public from Jan. 8.
Former Variety senior exec Peter Cowie has joined the jury of European Film Promotion's rising thesp contest, Shooting Stars.
British thesp Julie Walters is to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the U.K. branch of Women in Film and Television on Dec. 5.
Ashley Highfield is ankling as chief exec of Kangaroo, an online TV service being developed by the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, to join Microsoft.
FremantleMedia, home of "American Idol," has cut a deal to produce exclusive programming for YouTube and split ad revenue generated by its content on the vidsharing site.
U.K. satcaster BSkyB will offer a standalone pay TV package to online users for the first time.
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