Julian Mounter, former director-general of Television New Zealand, has been appointed president and chief executive of Hong Kong's Hutchvision Ltd., parent company of Star TV.
Dutch music behemoth and emerging movie giant Polygram has grabbed U.K.-based vid distribbery Vision Video Ltd. from General Electric Capital Corp. for a bargain price, believed to be below $ 5.6…
The road to court is paved with broken dreams. For six years, David Puttnam was the most influential board member of Goldcrest, the multiple Oscar-winning company that made "Gandhi,""The Killing…
Britain's biggest independent producer, Thames TV, has inked what could be a groundbreaking deal with talent agency International Artistes.
Yorkshire-Tyne Tees, the commercial TV station covering the Northeast of England, yesterday posted a big increase in pretax profits for the year ended Sept. 30, 1992.
Marketing maven John Durie has quit Manifesto Film Sales to set up his own marketing boutique. Durie's departure follows organizational realignments at Manifesto that have seen his role -- originally…
The Rank Organisation, Britain's largest leisure and entertainment conglom, yesterday posted disappointing results for the year ended Oct. 31, 1992.
Rank Organisation boss Michael Gifford broke his usual "no comment" policy yesterday to state "clearly and unequivocally that our film and television activities are not for sale."
Newly appointed head of the ITV net Marcus Plantin has added another key player to his senior team by naming Vernon Lawrence controller of drama and entertainment.
Carlton Communications, the British conglomerate that owns Technicolor, posted a 15% improvement in net income, to T102.3 million ($ 161 million), and a 17% rise in gross revenues, to T702 million ($…
Gerry Robinson, chief exec of British leisure conglomerate Granada, lived up to his promises when he delivered a massively improved performance for the company for the year ended Sept. 26.