"Levity," writer-director Ed Solomon's religious parable starring Billy Bob Thornton, Morgan Freeman, Kirsten Dunst and Holly Hunter, has won the 11th annual Beatrice Wood Film Award.
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Oiling its financial guns for upcoming shootouts with cablers, News Corp.-controlled Hughes Electronics is preparing to evaluate expected offers of around $4.5 billion for its 81%-owned subsidiary…
Cinemark has signed a definite agreement giving Chicago investment firm Madison Dearborn Partners a majority interest in the privately held exhibitor in a deal worth $1.5 billion.
Clear Channel Communications' recent acts of contrition that included yanking Howard Stern off six stations around the country could not shield the radio conglom from the Federal Communication…
A spike in shares of Walt Disney helped drive the broader market higher Friday, reversing four days of hefty losses.
On Saturday night, the world premiere of the Karl Rove doc "Bush's Brain" and Sundance award winner "Super Size Me" each sold out the 1,200-seat Paramount Theater, enough of a feat for Austin's 11th…
The American Film Institute's Los Angeles Intl. Film Festival has announced its call for entries.
Georg Kofler, head of German pay TV platform Premiere, said he won't bend to pressure from Haim Saban to sell him part of the multichannel digital broadcaster.
Aussie animated vet Yoram Gross has formed an L.A.-based co-venture, YG USA, which already has sold domestic TV and homevid rights to the series "Flipper & Lopaka" to Miramax.
India's fourth Frames confab will focus on games and animation to attract U.S. companies looking to outsource jobs. Frames -- which stands for the unwieldy Films, Radio, Audio-visual, Music, Events…