Laffer Web site nationallampoon.com has started production on five new series, including the animated show "Flush Life," written by former "TV Nation" scribe Roy Sekoff.
Pan-European distribution networks moved one step closer to becoming a reality Thursday with Le Studio Canal Plus putting into place a German arm for its emerging Europe theatrical distrib network.
Hollywood has seen plenty of hack work over the years, but an incident this week raised the hackles of Oscar's caretakers.
Rival studio execs bumped elbows Thursday afternoon, but not over business matters. Senior reps from 11 production companies were feted at the Beverly Hills Hotel by ACNielsen/EDI and Daily Variety…
Mike Myers, the writing-producing-acting force behind the "Austin Powers" film franchise, has been tapped an Oscar presenter.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors group has rung in its top picks for TV, awarding multiple editing noms to HBO's "The Sopranos," Fox's "Ally McBeal" and the WB's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."
Yahoo's first online film fest has unveiled its slate of feature pics and shorts, topped by recent Ifilm acquisition "The Sadness of Sex," helmed by Rupert Wainwright of "Stigmata."
Fresh from a best director Oscar nomination for "The Insider," Michael Mann's name has surfaced in several high-profile projects as he figures out which feature to do next.
Arnold Schwarzenegger will join the Oscar 2000 team of presenters.
The exodus from ICM continues, with motion picture department literary agent Danny Greenberg electing not to reup his contract at the ten-percentery. A six-year vet of the agency, Greenberg is…
Gearing up for next week's kickoff, the American Film Market is boasting its highest participation levels to date. AFM will screen 400 feature films, 260 of which are market preems (a 20% jump over…