Attempting to go where no U.S. major has gone before, Warner Bros. is setting up a French-led production house to tap into Gallic state subsidies.
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Six-time Oscar nominee William A. Fraker has been tapped to receive the Camerimage lifetime achievement award at the 11th annual Intl. Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography.
Recording Industry Assn. of America topper Hilary Rosen officially announced Thursday that she will step down from her post and become a consultant to the trade org as of July 1 -- as well as…
The Motion Picture Academy has announced a record 6,045 entries for its Don and Gee Nicholls Fellowships in Screenwriting.
The operator of massive computer trade show Comdex and several other tech-oriented conferences and related publications emerged from a four-month stint in Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday with a new…
The fallout from the accounting scandal revealed by Cablevision Wednesday reached the executive suites at AMC Networks. Joining fired president Kate McEnroe on the unemployment line will be Noreen…
For the first time, consumers in a given week have rented more DVDs than VHS cassettes, according to VSDA VidTrac. A total of 28.2 million DVDs were rented the week ending June 15, compared with 27.3…
The Canadian broadcast industry was in an uproar Thursday after the Cable Television Assn. revealed it had asked the local broadcast regulator to allow 17 U.S. services, including HBO, ESPN and Fox…
British music major EMI has named Universal Music Mexico veteran Marco Bissi to be the Miami-based president and chief executive of its Latin American unit, replacing Rafael Gil, who retired last…
Music major BMG has tapped two executives for a pair of high-level financial positions at its imprints Arista Records and the RCA Label Group-Nashville, respectively.
Jackie Mason has his Broadway musical ("Laughing Room Only"), and Barry Manilow has his ("Harmony"). Now comes word that Shuki Levy has one, too. Levy acknowledged that the ancient Jewish revolt and…