Music distrib EMI has tapped Roger Ames as head of North America operations, reporting to EMI Group chief exec Eric Nicoli. Ames, who ran Warner Music when it was in the Time Warner family, will…
A two-hour, charity-drive edition of "American Idol" in which viewers were encouraged to help out young people in poverty dominated its time period Wednesday, carrying Fox to a customary victory on…
Swiss fest Visions du Reel has given its top prize to Volker Kopp's German family saga "Sohne."
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The Weinstein Co. is planning to launch an Asian film fund with starting capital of $275 million. Company has appointed Goldman Sachs as financial adviser and will manage the fund itself. TWC is in a…
Seven feature films will be in the spotlight when the Annecy Intl. Animation Festival opens on June 1.
"LoveMusik" topped the Drama Desk Award nominations Thursday with 12. The Manhattan Theater Club production of the new tuner about German composer Kurt Weill and his muse Lotte Lenya opens May 3.
Comcast, the nation's largest cable operator, turned in an 80% jump in profit in the first quarter, helped by higher voice and data subscribers and a cash payment from Time Warner Cable.
Dutch producer Volkert Struycken has joined forces with compatriot mini media conglom Hunter Media to create film finance vehicle EFP European Film Partners.
Ascot Elite Home Entertainment has picked up DVD rights to William Friedkin's psychological thriller "Bug" ahead of the upcoming Cannes Film Festival market.
European Film Promotion has picked 21 producers to take part in its "Producers on the Move" program at the Cannes Film Festival, which aims to boost emerging producers through a promotional campaign…
Negotiations between the BBC and the distribution arm of Fremantle Media over renewal rights on long-running Oz soap "Neighbours" are becoming increasingly bad tempered.