Sony is in talks with Dimension to come onboard the Robert Rodriguez family pic "The Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl" as a co-financing partner. Under terms of the deal Dimension would handle…
August Wilson's new play "Gem of the Ocean," which was scheduled to begin previews Thursday, has delayed its start until Nov. 16 while the producers scramble to find replacement funds.
Nominations for the second annual Emmy Awards for business and financial reporting were announced Tuesday, even as financial news nets face a downturn.
Marvel Enterprises has sued the Walt Disney Co. to terminate its license to create animated programming featuring Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, X-Men and other characters for the ABC Family…
The Animation Writers Caucus of the Writers Guild of America West has tapped Jack Mendelsohn to receive its seventh annual Animation Writing Award for lifetime achievement.
CanWest Global Communications posted Tuesday its last loss fueled by production arm Fireworks Entertainment. For the year ended Aug. 31, CanWest reported C$13 million ($10.6 million) in red ink…
DirecTV, the nation's largest satcaster, broke a record for new subscribers but also took a huge loss as three new satellites designed to provide Internet access were converted to provide bandwidth…
In an effort to produce innovative television programming at low costs, Fox21 has formed a partnership with the Slamdance Film Festival.
Tuning In: As pitches go, it's the kind of high-concept premise that would get a producer laughed out of most offices: "So, the guy's a TV executive by day... and a cop by night!"
The U.K. Film Council U.S. has backed an umbrella Export Group office at this year's American Film Market, which starts today, to house 11 sales companies from the U.K.
Canal Plus, Gaul's pioneer web in the world of pay TV, celebrates its 20th anniversary today. The paybox, launched Nov. 4, 1984, is marking its birthday with an extensive ad campaign and a week of…