Midia '98's first Co-Production Project Market hosts 63 film and TV production companies from 18 countries which will be present projects to potential co-financers.
Kendall O'Connor, a legendary Disney layout artist and art director who helped to pioneer the art of animation with his contributions to 13 animated features and nearly 100 shorts, died May 27 of…
Variety editor-in-chief Peter Bart, Todd AO prexy Salah Hassanein, WebTV CEO Steve Perlman and author Peter Biskind will be keynote speakers at Variety's ShowBiz Expo Los Angeles, the conference and…
ITALY Examining business, technology and regulatory areas in the rapidly expanding European electronic retailing sector, the Electronic Retailing Assn. (ERA) will hold its 1998 European conference…
Warner Bros.’ Telepictures Prods. has tapped Alphabet web PR veteran Anne Riccitelli to spearhead publicity operations for the production company’s newly opened Gotham office. As director of East…
GERMANY German pay TV web Premiere will resume marketing a digital version of the network starting June 15, managing director Ferdinand Kayser announced Thursday. Subscribers of Premiere Digital will…
A made-for-TV movie based on real-life stories from an HBO contest was named the best TV program in the world at the 19th annual Banff Rockie Awards presented Monday night.
Actress Cybill Shepherd is penning a "tell it like it is" tome for HarperCollins, due out next spring.
NEW YORK — Irwin Winkler has made a deal with Columbia to produce and possibly direct “The Promise,” a fact-based drama based on a recent Los Angeles Times article. It would be his followup to the…
Independent production house Broadcast News Networks has tapped former Unitel exec Michael Granowsky as its new veepee and general manager.
Shareholders at Livent Inc. on Friday gave their stamp of approval to Michael Ovitz's takeover of the legit theater giant.