The Producers Guild of America has selected "Good Night, and Good Luck" as the recipient of its Stanley Kramer Award, recognizing work that dramatically illuminates provocative social issues…
The British government has given Hollywood and its friends in the U.K. film industry an early Christmas present. On Monday it unveiled major tax credits for films shot in the U.K. The breakdown: 16%…
Sundance Institute on Monday unveiled the lineup for the 2006 Sundance Film Festival's shorts program, which will feature 73 short pics split into domestic and international competitive categories.
Warner Bros. Intl. Television Distribution has renewed a long-term TV and film output deal with Mexico's No. 1 net Televisa as the companies also continue talks on co-production projects.
Hard Sell: When kirk Kerkorian last put MGM on the block, analysts tried to put a price on the James Bond franchise, which has sold some $3.7 billion in movie tickets. Now that "Casino Royale" is set…
Italy's public subsidy for digital terrestrial TV decoders is being probed by the European Commission after Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia claimed it was "greatly distorting the market."
Viacom is prepping a comedy channel in Germany following the recent launch here of its tyke web Nick.
Spain's distribution house Sogepaq has sold all French and Belgian rights on Fernando Leon's Sundance World Competition social drama "Princesas" (Princesses) to French distrib ARP.
Magazine and talk shows continued to be the hot category in syndication for the week ending Nov. 20, which included the second full week of the sweeps.
Shares in U.K. cell phone company Virgin Mobile rose 10% Monday on news that Blighty cabler NTL has approached Richard Branson's outfit for an £800 million ($1.4 billion) merger.
Sweeps may be over but ABC again dominated Sunday's primetime action by rolling out original episodes of its hit series.