The Paris Film Festival opened its 17th edition Monday night, after being slammed by Paris' deputy mayor in the daily press for lacking "audacity."
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With Oscar festivities behind them, the New York film community welcomed the opportunity for a pre-Cannes schmooze fest, held March 28. The occasion? The first annual cocktail reception in honor of…
Spring break may be wrapping up, but MTV is headed south to hand out its second annual MTV>News:Docs:Prize. Music cabler's news and docu division sponsors a $2,500 cash award at the DoubleTake…
Vivendi Universal Games has tapped Paul Volkman chief information officer. He was formerly director of information technology.
Avid Technology vet Thomas Ohanian has been named veep of product development at digital security provider DMOD. Formerly chief editor and corporate fellow at Avid, Ohanian will now discover new
The National Assn. of Broadcasters and a coalition of network affils fired off a letter Monday urging the Federal Communications Commission to maintain an ownership cap that prevents big media…
With the merger of USA Films and Universal Pictures set to close this spring, USA is adding muscle to its production team, hiring Joe Pichirallo, a seasoned executive in the specialty films arena, as…
The struggle to save Teutonic media empire Kirch Group from teetering into bankruptcy moves from Germany to Los Angeles this week.
Helmer Dominic Sena will team with "American Psycho" producer Chris Hanley on an adaptation of "The Killer Inside Me," the 1952 pulp fiction classic by Jim Thompson.
The 18th Israel Film Fest founder and exec director Meir Fenigstein unveiled the 2002 fest's line-up of the country's best features, docus, TV films and series Monday.