The Cape Film Commission has been awarded National Lottery funds of $40,000 for a project to develop film offices in outlying areas away from major towns.
The Indian government is keen to make the western state of Goa the permanent home of the Indian Intl. Film Festival, along the lines of the Cannes Film Fest, and it is asking the Cannes organizers…
Action superstar Jackie Chan is set to give India's ailing movie industry a high-flying kick by filming parts of his latest thriller in West Bengal and Rajasthan states.
Endemol Argentina has signed on to co-produce "Hospital publico" (Public Hospital), with plans to export the "ER"-like miniseries via the global production network of parent company Endemol.
Germany's annual media confab Medienforum NRW is scaling back to reflect tough times in the industry.
Modern Times Group has made a play for the analog license of Sweden's TV4 Sweden, the largest commercial channel in the Nordic territories.
German pubcaster ZDF has abandoned plans to build a media theme park near its headquarters in Mainz that was projected to cost $140 million.
U.K. commercial web Five, which has been scheduling more American drama during peaktime, looks set to add to its spate of U.S. acquisitions, having signed a deal with regulator the Independent…
David Brinkley, the venerated news anchor whose acerbic wit, insightful analysis and idiosyncratic speaking style made him a must-watch, died Wednesday night at his home in Houston. He was 82.
When Hollywood needed to cast a hero, it often looked no farther than Academy Award-winning actor Gregory Peck, one of the most popular and durable leading men of the post-WWII era and, in recent…