Vivendi Universal and Lagardere are mulling a merger of their Gallic media groups and have begun to hammer out details of the new group's power structure.
Comcast and Disney inked an online distribution deal, proving the companies can work together despite a nasty takeover battle that ended three months ago.
"Trading Spouses" turned out to be a good business move for Fox. Rushed premiere of the net's unscripted series, designed to beat ABC's similar fall entry "Wife Swap" to the air, handily won its…
Flames whipped through Roma Studios Wednesday, virtually destroying the set and production equipment for ABC's upcoming limited series "Empire."
The waters calmed at Germany's Studio Babelsberg after its new owners Carl Woebcken and Christoph Fisser met production execs and studio employees Wednesday.
Driven in large part by sales of titles based on "Spider-Man 2" and "Shrek 2," vidgame publisher Activision reported a 33% jump in revenue and nearly tripled its net income in the second quarter.
"Jindabyne," a psychological mystery from "Lantana" helmer Ray Lawrence, and teen pic "Bikini Racers" are the first films to be backed by a new alliance between U.S. investment bank Babcock & Brown…
Rupert Murdoch-backed paybox Sky Italia will invest e46 million ($56 million) in Italian film production over two years, acquiring the rights to numerous pics for its 10 movie channels.
Producer-distributor Golden Harvest Entertainment is leading the way in a HK$10 million ($1.28 million) joint venture with Abba Movies and Typhoon Music to finance Chinese-lingo pic projects.
Telefilm Canada exec director Richard Stursberg is ankling the top job at the Canuck film-funding agency to take over as head of English-language television at pubcaster CBC.
The National Geographic Film Library and the sales arm of German pubcaster ZDF Enterprises have agreed to continue to represent content from each other's archives in their respective markets.