Organizers of the first Eilat Intl. Film Festival in Israel are vowing the show will go on, even though the event is due to start Thursday, when the first salvos of the war in Iraq could be fired.
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In a move acknowledging MGM's current depressed price, chief financial office Dan Taylor and general counsel Jay Rakow have been allowed to swap cer-tain stock-option rights for higher pay, according…
Having failed to negotiate its way out of its budget-busting supply contracts, ailing Latin American satellite service DirecTV Latin America (DLA) formally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection…
Fox's "American Idol" and CBS' "CSI" were last week's top-rated programs among young adults, but it was a more balanced NBC that moved atop the network demo rankings for the first time since January.
The show will go on. The Oscar show, that is. But there won't be the red carpet treatment for celebs, or bleachers for screaming fans. And the paparazzi may be banished to the sidelines.
The 2003 MTV Movie Awards ceremony is set to return to the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The 12th annual kudocast tapes May 31 and airs June 5 at 9 p.m.
Europe's public film bodies have joined together for the first time to lobby the European Commission against tighter restrictions on subsidies, following its review of state aid for the industry.
The Walt Disney Co. has paid mid-six figures to pick up the spec script "Getting to Know You," penned by Andrew Miller and Andrew Lowery, for Mouse House-based shingle Mayhem Pictures to produce.
The Big Four networks have a new head of scheduling: George W. Bush. With military action against Iraq now a near-certainty, perhaps as soon as Wednesday, webheads Monday scrambled to adjust their…
Finnish director Klaus Haro's feature debut, "Elina," which won the Crystal Bear at the Berlinale's Kinderfilmfest last month and best feature at Montreal Intl. Children's Film Festival last week…