Karen Sortito has joined Spyglass Entertainment in the new post of executive VP of worldwide marketing.
To the Editor: I work for The Deccan Herald, a national daily in India. I am happy to know that “Swaraaj: The Little Republic” is getting good response worldwide but I could not agree with the intro…
To the Editor: Daily Variety‘s editorial “Exit Stage Right” on April 30 is a prime example of Variety‘s stage-left politics and their use of the bully pulpit. The editorial states that Mr. Heston has…
In mergers and acquisitions, timing is the key. That truism is worth noting amid the swirl of speculation about Vivendi Universal’s entertainment assets. The film studio will have six films coming…
In these times of danger as well as moral and economic turbulence, going to the movies is a very appealing distraction. Because of the number of movies in distribution and their short life span, the…
Roughly 20% fewer people are watching the NBA playoffs this season, but neither the league nor the networks are kicking up a fuss.
Cinematheque Francaise had been suffering financial losses long before Peter Scarlet’s 10-month tenure atop the organization. Scarlet was not accused of financial mismanagement. Information was…
Island Def Jam must pay more than $131 million for blocking TVT Records from issuing an album of early recordings by rapper Ja Rule., a New York federal court jury ruled Tuesday.
Turner Broadcasting has added more responsibilities to the portfolio of Shirley Powell, promoting her from senior VP of network communications to senior VP of corporate communications.
Let the fest unfurl. Already commanding the kind of four-star publicity that belies its newbie status on the film fest circuit, the Tribeca Film Festival officially kicked off the 2003 edition…
Matthew Glotzer has been tapped VP of video-on-demand and business development at 20th Century Fox Television Distribution. He'll report to Jamie McCabe, senior VP, worldwide pay-per-view and VOD…