Palisades Pictures Entertainment Group has created a $5 million revolving financing and marketing fund to cover print and advertising costs for independent distributors and filmmakers.
Kids' WB programming exec Donna Friedman Meir has ankled her post to head up kids programming at National Geographic Television & Film.
Hugh Marks, former topper of Kerry Packer's Nine Films and Television production unit, has been tapped CEO of Southern Star Entertainment, replacing vet Errol Sullivan.
British pubcaster the BBC is launching "Born to Win," the biggest ever TV search for new sporting talent in the U.K.
A grudge match is taking shape in Gotham's cloistered book publishing industry.
The embattled Entertainment Industry Development Corp. has tapped veteran Hollywood exec Lindsley Parsons Jr. to serve as interim president for six months. He will start work next week.
Vivendi Universal's small shareholders are waiting to see if lightning strikes twice in seven days when the Commission des Operations de Bourse (COB) this week publishes its audit of Viv U's…
A slew of Oscar contenders and several unadulterated crowdpleasers is underpinning the buoyant B.O. overseas. Among the impressive freshmen last weekend were "8 Mile," "The Bourne Identity," "My Big…
Universal Music Group has promoted company veteran Chuck Ciongoli to exec VP and chief financial officer for North America, based in the label group's Santa Monica headquarters.
Alexander Rogozhkin's "The Cuckoo" took the main prizes at Russia's first Golden Eagle film awards, while, controversially, Andrei Konchalovsky's foreign-lingo Oscar entry "House of Fools" went away…
Dorothy Prior is moving up from head of programming to controller of children's programming department, CBBC, Blighty pubcaster the BBC announced Monday.