Third-ranked broadcaster TV Record will make its first TV movie this year, according to artistic and production director Del Rangel. Unnamed 90-minute production will have a budget of 400,000 reais…
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Emanuela Spinetta has been tapped managing director of Producciones Fremantle, FremantleMedia's production unit in Spain.
Alliance Atlantis mini "Hitler -- The Rise of Evil" has been picked up for Germany by commercial terrestrial broadcaster RTL II. It will air next year.
A strong showing from Astral Media's TV and radio divisions boosted the company's third-quarter earnings by a whopping 43% to C$20.2 million ($14.4 million.)
Slumping consumer sales sent Kodak's second-quarter earnings down 61%, as the film giant Wednesday announced plans to cut up to 6,000 jobs to minimize profit declines over the balance of the year.
German license trader EM.TV on Wednesday unveiled its new operational strategy as it winds down the restructuring that helped it avoid bankruptcy.
The fate of Vivendi Universal's attempt to sell its non-U.S. publishing business to rival French media group Lagardere will lie solely with Brussels trustbusters. The European Commission on Wednesday…
Video-rental giant Blockbuster lived up to its name on Wall Street Wednesday, delivering year-on-year improvement of nearly 50% in its second-quarter earnings thanks to strong demand for DVDs and…
"Historias minimas" (Minimal Stories), a chronicle of three people's journeys of self-fulfillment, dominated the Argentine Assn. of Film Journalists awards, which unfolded Monday in Buenos Aires.
The local entertainment industry is reeling from a corruption scandal allegedly involving Canto-pop stars and other leading figures.
Europe's film trade orgs have joined the music and video industries in condemning last week's European Union decision not to cut taxes on CDs, videocassettes and DVDs, and vowed to continue their…