In a sign of growing openness toward other cultures, officials from Chinese pubcaster CCTV expressed appreciation for foreign contributions and asked for a helping hand from experienced professionals…
Markets & Festivals
Next year's Mipcom TV mart will reflect gentler entertainment product in a world that TV execs believe will still be reeling from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. and subsequent military…
The U.S. air attacks on Afghanistan frightened industryites away from the Intl. Beirut Film Festival, which wrapped Wednesday.
"Heaven," the English-language debut of German helmer Tom Tykwer, is set to open next year's Berlin Intl. Film Festival (Feb. 6-17). The world preem is a major coup for new fest head Dieter Kosslick…
"Corky Romano" co-star Dave Sheridan will receive a seven-figure payday for the Summit Entertainment production "Action!" Summit is wholly financing the broad comedy, which is budgeted at about $25…
Pope John XXIII, famous for modernizing the Roman Catholic church and doing away with Latin mass in 1962, has become the subject of two competing German/Italian miniseries.
Munich-based TV Loonland AG in November will start its first computer-generated images production, in cooperation with German kids web Super RTL and Cologne-based producer GUM Studios.
Pledging to double the company's already notable efforts to promote diversity and cultural understanding, MTV Networks chairman Tom Freston received the Mipcom Personality of the Year award at a…
The arrest of three people suspected to be Arab terrorists in Milan on Wednesday has cast a further cloud over the prospects for this year's Mifed film market, which is set to open Oct. 27.
Hollywood's heavyweights will begin coming home today from the 17th annual Mipcom TV trade show happier about business than they expected to be.
Distribs at Mipcom are discreetly making money out of the Sept. 11 disaster as it becomes clear that anything that relates to terrorism is a hot property.