Steve Siskind has been promoted to exec VP of media and research at 20th Century Fox. Move, announced by marketing co-prexys Pamela Levine and Tony Sella, will have Siskind overseeing the studio's…
Markets & Festivals
Helmer Peter Jackson publicly attacked the New Zealand Film Commission and banned two of its top execs from Wednesday's Australasian preem of "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers."
"The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" was standing tall when nominations were announced for the Intl. Foreign Press Assn.'s seventh annual Golden Satellites.
Australia's dominant exhibs -- Greater Union, Village and Hoyts -- have received the go-ahead to buy the nation's largest screen advertising contractor, Val Morgan, but on strict conditions.
Warner Bros. Pictures will start production Dec. 26 on its first Chinese-language film, "Turn Left, Turn Right."
NBC scored another convincing primetime ratings victory among young adults last week, while CBS eked ahead in total viewers. According to Nielsen estimates for the Dec. 9-15 frame, the Peacock net…
Giant cabler Comcast Monday filed a so-called shelf registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission to sell up to $10 billion in various securities, including bonds, common and preferred…
Peppermint, a content-providing subsidiary of bankrupt Helkon Media, has been taken over by Berlin-based production-distrib unit Greenlight Media.
New Zealand's screen production industry earnings are down this year as "The Lord of the Rings" cash begins to exit the picture. But it is still a healthy improvement on 1999, before production on…
United Intl. Pictures has struck a licensing deal to distribute its films in the Ukraine via local firm B&H.
In a surprise move, Brit regulator the Office of Trading has found BSkyB not guilty of breaking competition law, despite holding a dominant position in the U.K.'s pay TV market.
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