Jordan has inked with the University of Southern California to set up a Mideast film school, which will be open to Arab and Israeli students.
A proliferation of new satellite TV channels and an unwavering interest in American imports for primetime slots mean Italians heading to Mipcom in October will be in a mood to shop.
The big guns are out -- literally -- in Mexico's broadcast wars. TV Azteca recently sent in heavily armed cops and attorneys to shut down Telemundo reality show "Quinceanera: Mommy, I Want to Be an…
The Japanese television market is both big -- with nearly 48 million TV households -- and lucrative, with ad spend reaching $17.5 billion in 2004.
The Broadway revival of "A Chorus Line" kicked its way into the top 10 during its first week of previews, while the rest of the Rialto was mostly treading water for Week 17 (Sept. 18-24) during the…
Get ready for "Mel: The Passionate Return." Mel Gibson's recent surprise appearances at Cameron U. in Oklahoma and the Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, to screen a rough cut of "Apocalypto" were…
The Eurasia Film Festival may still have some distance to go before fulfilling its ambition of becoming "Cannes East," but with the addition of a market this year, the Sept. 16-23 event was on an…
Times are a-changin' in the French TV biz -- a fact that distributors at Mipcom this year won't fail to notice.
For consummate dealmakers, agents sure seem to have a hard time working out their own negotiations. Rumors of possible mergers and acquisitions are always in the air: ICM seemed to be on the brink of…
Korean television continues to transform, as local TV dramas make strides overseas, and the rollout of new media at home pushes up demand for content, particularly in HD format. Amid the change…