The British government is poised to accept a proposal from David Puttnam, film producer-turned-media lobbyist, that would make it more difficult for a Rupert Murdoch-owned company to buy terrestrial…
Markets & Festivals
Fox News, the U.S. cabler lambasted for its "cheerleading" coverage of the Iraq war, has been cleared of bias by Blighty's most powerful media regulator.
The Scandinavian film business and digital cinema will be among this year's hot topics at the Babelsberg Intl. Conference on Film and Television Production Aug. 25-27.
Morgan Freeman, receiving career achievement honors, Stephen Frears and John Hurt are among the guests expected at the 38th Karlovy Vary film fest, which opens complete-with-fireworks on July 4.
Beeban Kidron is finally set to direct "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason," the sequel to "Bridget Jones's Diary," for Working Title Films.
The 38th Karlovy Vary Film Festival (July 4-12) is due to unveil a Euro-heavy competition line-up today as programmer Eva Zaoralova continues to build on the Czech event's heart-of-Europe identity.
If you're under 50, and neither Israeli nor French, chances are the subject of docu "Mike Brant: Laisse-moi t'aimer" won't mean a thing. For fans of the singer, who carved a brief but glittering…
"Is this Godhead or what!" exclaimed an elated Rodney Bingenheimer as "Mayor of the Sunset Strip" director George Hickenlooper presented the veteran scenester with the giant key to a blue '67 GTO at…
Revelations of an accounting scandal has left 14 execs at Cablevision-owned cable net AMC on the street, including long-time prexy Kate McEnroe.
Universal Pictures has set Mark Romanek ("One Hour Photo") to direct and Eric Roth to adapt "A Cold Case," the fact-based drama that will star Tom Hanks.