Germany's federal film funding body FFA has slated 3.2 million euros ($3.6 million) for the support of six local productions, including pics by Sandra Nettelbeck ("Mostly Martha") and Berlin 2002…
The country's only pay TV platform, Premiere, has pacted with state-owned sports lottery Oddset to introduce gambling on soccer matches as a source of income.
Preempting the Disney Channel, which will launch on satellite platform SKY PerfecTV in November, telecom giant NTT group will start Disney contents service DisneyBB (broadband) on its fiber optics…
Nelson Mandela's 85th birthday party on Saturday, July 19, will be broadcast live on pubcaster SABC.
Filming on Bollywood helmer Mani Ratnam's yet-to-be named pic has been halted after he and the pic's star Vivek Oberoi suffered mishaps on set.
Salman Khan, a Muslim with a bad-boy image in Bollywood, has abandoned plans to play the Hindu god Lord Ram in a 1 billion rupees ($21 million) epic.
Glenn Close and Steve Buscemi, Focus Features co-president David Linde and producer Ed Pressman will be feted with this year's IFP Gotham Awards for their outstanding contributions to the New York…
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Chuck Dolan's five-ton, $225 million satellite achieved orbit Thursday evening, launching as many questions as answers about the Cablevision CEO's plans for his much-ridiculed DBS service.
HBO buried the competition as never before in this year's Emmy nominations, with "Six Feet Under," "Sex and the City," "The Sopranos" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" all scoring double-digit noms.
The TV Academy still hasn't quite got a grip on reality. Acad officials said they'll likely take another stab at reformulating Emmy's nonfiction awards, given the confusion surrounding this year's…