Artisan Pictures, which has revamped under CEO Bob Cooper to become an aggressive buyer of genre material, has named Richard Saperstein president of development and production. Saperstein, a former…
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Marking the second high-profile exec departure in as many days, Blaise Noto has ankled Columbia Pictures as executive VP of publicity, promotion and field operations.
Hollywood will remain showbiz's financial and administrative center, but film production will continue fleeing the region in coming years due to forces of globalization, ICM chief Jeff Berg asserted…
John Nogawski has been upped to prexy of Paramount Domestic Television. Previously the company's distribution chief, Nogawski will continue to oversee its syndication sales activities, while now…
Lauryn Hill, who hasn't been heard from since winning five Grammys in 1999, will make a special one-off performance July 14 at the Hollywood Bowl, headlining a bill featuring South Africa's Mahotella…
The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra will accompany a restored print of Harold Lloyd's 1925 silent comedy classic "The Freshman" in the group's annual fundraising gala at UCLA's Royce Hall.
No match for the NCAA basketball tournament, syndie shows saw their ratings fouled hard the week ending March 17.
Carlton Communications and Granada have put their jointly owned ailing paybox ITV Digital into administration in a bid to save it from bankruptcy.
Canadian animation house Cinegroupe and "The Simpsons" animation company Film Roman are pacting to create programming together.
Frosh helmer Juan Carlos Martin took the inaugural 150,000 Pesos ($16,000) prize for best feature director at the 17th Guadalajara Showcase of Mexican Film, which wrapped March 14.
Host country Egypt picked up just one award at its 12th Cairo Intl. Children Film Fest which wrapped on March 21.