Nelvana has acquired the children's book publishing company Kids Can Press in a deal worth C$6.1 million ($4 million).
Sidney “Big Sid” Ginsberg, a retired motion picture distribution and production executive, died of cancer June 18 in Sarasota, Fla. He was 78. He began as an assistant theater manager for Loews…
The Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival has issued a call for entries for its 14th edition, which will unspool March 4-14.
Sam Raimi's "A Simple Plan," Richard LaGravenese's "Living Out Loud" and Gary Ross' "Pleasantville" will receive world premiere gala presentations at the 23rd Toronto Intl. Film Festival, Sept. 10-19.
AT THE HELM: Denzel Washington will make his directorial debut next May when he steps behind the camera for Fox Searchlight on “Finding Fish,” the autobiographical tale of Antwone Fisher, a former…
Editor Matthew V. Storin announced Wednesday that he had asked for and received a resignation from longtime -- and recently embattled -- columnist Mike Barnicle.
Look out, Dick and Jane. Here comes Spider-Man and he's trying to capture his share of the beginning readers market.
Emmy nominees Julianna Margulies ("ER") and Patrick Stewart ("Moby Dick") have been tapped as presenters on next month's kudocast.
Seinfeld gameplan: lunch NEW YORK — Following Jerry Seinfeld’s stand-up run at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theater this month for HBO, it’s anybody’s guess what the Master of His Own Domain might do next…
Judy Quinn joins the New York staff of Variety as a reporter covering the book and magazine beats, Editor-in-Chief Peter Bart announced.
CanWest Global Communications and Shaw Communications announced Tuesday that the two companies have reached an agreement for carving up the assets of media giant Western Intl. Communications, worth…