Frank Guttler, marketing coordinator for Video Symphony EnterTraining, has ankled the Burbank training facility for the American Film Institute to serve as coordinator of the California Digital Arts…
Canuck exhibitor Famous Players announced plans Wednesday to build a nine-screen, 3,100-seat movie theater that will be part of a planned $175 million cinema, retail and condo complex in downtown…
Buena Vista Intl., Disney's foreign theatrical distribution arm, has promoted its senior execs in the U.K. and Germany.
The consolidation of the exhibition world marches on. Kansas City-based Dickinson Theaters could emerge as the next family-owned regional circuit to be swallowed up by a national chain.
The son of author Joseph Heller has written a first novel -- and it's a skewer of the magazine world.
Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness!" is one of those plays that exists very much in context. It's a witty, heartwarming coming-of-age comedy, but it might well be nearly forgotten were it not for…
“FLAWLESS” DRAG: Philip Seymour Hoffman has landed a big part opposite Robert De Niro in “Flawless,” the MGM film which Joel Schumacher will direct from his own script this fall in New York. Hoffman…
Two shareholder votes to combine former competitors Alliance Communications and Atlantis Communications, held at the same location a few hours apart Wednesday, passed without a hitch.
Eddie Izzard, a transvestite English comedian who adroitly melds non sequiturs with rapid-fire delivery, has a definite talent for getting his audience to stretch its mental muscles.
Stan Seiden, longtime president of Nederlander Theaters West Coast operations, died Aug. 27 of Lou Gehrig’s disease at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He was 76. At the age of 17, Seiden began his…
Rita Roland, a film editor who began her career in Europe prior to World War II, died of a stroke Aug. 17 in Los Angeles. She was 84. Survivors of the Nazi Holocaust, Roland and her husband moved to…