The Independent Film Channel has acquired the films "Max," "The Grey Zone" and "Lantana" as part of a 20-pic licensing deal with Lions Gate Films.
Sony Music has promoted Nancy Marcus Seklir to senior vice president, business affairs. She'll be responsible for the negotiation of new artist deals, label deals and joint ventures as well as…
The Producers Guild of America has elected veteran exec Brian Seth Hurst as chair of its year-old New Media Council, designed to respond to the production boom in areas beyond traditional features…
Twentieth Television's syndication arm has tapped VH1 creative director Susan Kantor senior VP, marketing and creative.
Yahoo! ramped up its growing rivalry with Google over Internet search business on Monday, announcing the $1.63 billion acquisition of Overture Services.
Writers Guild of America East prexy Herb Sargent will seek a seventh two-year term as top elected official of the 4,000-member org.
Intertainment reduced losses last year but did not get back in the black, a condition it blames on former partner Franchise Pictures.
A leading shareholder in British TV firms Granada and Carlton Communications dismissed a report on Monday that it wanted to oust the two broadcasters' bosses once the companies merge.
Cincinnati-based newspaper/TV group E.W. Scripps is fast emerging as a mini-cable network powerhouse, as the company's wholly owned Home & Garden TV and Food Network helped drive network group…
Producers are hoping talks on Wednesday will avert Thursday's national one-day actors strike.
Warner Bros. and "Exorcist" director William Friedkin and author William Blatty were turning heads again Monday, announcing that they had settled their lawsuit over profit participation on the eve of…