Japanese videogame maker Konami is relocating its headquarters to Los Angeles as part of a move it hopes will not only boost its presence in the United States, but also among Hollywood's players.
Rupert Murdoch will have to wait a little longer. The Federal Communications Commission has delayed News Corp's $6.6 billion plan to purchase control of DirecTV, a unit of Hughes Electronics.
U.S. investor Hellmann & Friedman has acquired a 19.4% stake in Germany's largest newspaper publisher, Axel Springer.
The Vienna Film Festival, opening Friday, will kick off with Sofia Coppola's "Lost in Translation," with the helmer attending.
Sony Pictures Television Intl. has sold the much-anticipated series "Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital" to the BBC.
The BBC, the U.K. Film Council and the Children's Film & TV Foundation have joined forces to create a fund for the development of Blighty family pics.
As Arnold Schwarzenegger plans his move into the California governor's mansion, another Republican movie star politician had a few encouraging words for him.
European film funding body Eurimages has slated $5.5 million in support of 12 Euro co-productions, including projects by Raoul Ruiz, Bob Decout and Alejandro Amenabar.
The merger of ITV could trigger an investment restructuring at Blighty's biggest breakfast station, GMTV, in which ITV shareholders Carlton and Granada jointly own a 50% stake.
Has John Malone lost his media Mojo? Denver's daring dealmaker, renowned for three decades of financial engineering, has enjoyed rock-star status on Wall Street.
Germany's much beloved film production funds, which in recent years have bankrolled roughly 20% of Hollywood's entire production budget, have been marked for extermination.