The sixth annual Avignon/New York Film Festival will roll out two dozen French and American indie films, including the U.S. preem of Cannes official selection "Happy Lives" helmed by Jacques Maillot.
As the 50th-anniversary edition of the Berlin Intl. Film Fest kicked off Wednesday night, guests surveying the fest's new digs on Potsdamer Platz pronounced the new facilities more than fit.
Warren Stein has been upped to chief operating officer at post-production company Deluxe Laboratories.
Jan Hatcher has been tapped senior VP of distribution for Lifetime Entertainment Services, which encompasses both Lifetime Television and Lifetime Movie Network.
GERMANY In an effort to improve the state of German film, the Federal Film Board is increasing its funding from DM 15.5 million ($7.8 million) a year to $9.1 million. The amount is to be increased…
Costas Mandylor (“Picket Fences”) will be heading to Vancouver to co-star with Jack Nicholson in “The Pledge,” directed by Sean Penn. He’ll next be seen in UPN’s “Secret Agent Man,” a series set to…
German pubcasters ARD and ZDF have voiced their disapproval of the planned pay TV alliance between German media mogul Leo Kirch and his global counterpart Rupert Murdoch.
GERMANY BERLIN — German film and licensing group Intertainment is boasting dramatic increases in its overall figures last year. The Munich-based company posted DM 53 million ($28 million) in revenues…
Longtime entertainment marketer Saul Melnick has been tapped veep of acquisitions and programming at USA Home Entertainment, the homevid division of Barry Diller's USA Films.
Doug Henning, the mellow magician who modernized the ancient craft in the 1970s with a Broadway show and television specials, died Monday of liver cancer in Los Angeles. He was 52. Born in Winnipeg…
Munich-based Advanced Medien's revenues hit DM63 million ($33 million) in 1999, up from $8.3 million in '98.