Eighteen U.S. film festivals, from a pool of 77, have been tapped by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Academy Foundation to receive grants, totaling $250,000, for festival programming…
Canuck network CTV has appointed Rick Brace prexy, replacing Trina McQueen who retired earlier this year.
Chi has caught a Red Eye. The Chicago Tribune will reportedly launch a newsstand-only tabloid that will attempt to attract the ever-elusive 18-34 readership.
Radio satcaster XM Satellite Radio is on track to meet its previously stated subscriber goal of 350,000 by year's end, the company said in a regulatory filing.
Achterbahn, producer of one of Germany's most successful animated film franchises, has filed for bankruptcy, becoming the latest Teutonic media company to go belly up in the dire local market.
For the second time in a year, credit arbiter Standard & Poors has cut Walt Disney's long-term credit rating, this time from A-minus to BBB-plus, reflecting anemic cash flow from theme park…
Rupert Murdoch has engineered another move in his strategy to turn around the struggling Gemstar-TV Guide Intl. by shifting Ray Hopkins from head of affiliate sales and marketing for Fox Cable…
"Bloody Sunday" by Paul Greengrass won the Golden Hitchcock at the 13th Dinard Festival of British Cinema Sunday.
Monica Bellucci, who's set to play Mary Magdalene in Mel Gibson's Latin-lingo "Passion," will star with her husband Vincent Cassel in the $14 million Gallic spy thriller "Secret Agents."
Bertrand Meheut was named prexy and chief operating officer of the Canal Plus Group Friday and given the task of prepping Canal Plus' stock market bow.
Imax Corp. received a few carrots at the windup of the 25th Giant Screen Theater Assn conference and trade show, which wrapped Friday.