Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is in the final stages of negotiations for a stake in the Kirch Group's free TV stations Sat1 and sports channel DSF, the German newspaper Saeddeutsche reported.
This year's Toronto Intl. Film Festival will feature the North American premiere of Shekhar Kapur's "Elizabeth."
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the death of American cinema pioneer D.W. Griffith, a plaque will be installed in the patio of the former Knickerbocker Hotel in Hollywood, where the…
Dutch-based Endemol Entertainment has taken a 51% share in Helkon Media, the Munich-based distributor/producer and licenser.
Germany's private stations are up in arms over pubcaster ZDF's plans to take out a loan for up to DM500 million ($275 million) to secure future rights for prominent soccer tournaments.
MICHAEL FLEMING IS ON VACTION. HE RETURNS THURSDAY, JULY 30. The column below originally ran July 21, 1998* * * FORTIFYING ITS FRIGHT franchises, Dimension Films has paid a mid- against high…
Geoff Suddleson has been upped to director of development at Universal. Suddleson previously served as creative assistant for production to Marc Platt. Suddleson has worked on a variety of pics…
NOTICE SOMETHING AWRY about the reception to this year’s fusillade of summer pictures? Each of the vaunted, effects-laden megapics has arrived amid a buzz of controversy among critics and “civilians”…
Christopher Pawlak has been elevated to veepee of creative advertising at 20th Century Fox. It's his third promotion since joining Fox in 1990.
Trauma Records has announced the appointment of Linda Murdock as veepee of promotion. Her new responsibilities will include overseeing the development and growth of Trauma’s artist roster. Murdock…