Vivendi Universal Entertainment is piggybacking into the financial services game by lending its entertainment brand to a new MasterCard in conjunction with Chase Manhattan Bank.
HBO Latin America Group has been tapped to handle distribution of feevee Fox Kids throughout the region including Brazil.
Canuck film funder Telefilm Canada wants homegrown French pics to capture 12% of the overall French-language box office action in Canada. This goal is significantly higher than that set for…
Italy and South Africa have finalized a draft agreement for a co-production treaty, which is expected to be officially signed in February or March during a planned visit to South Africa by an Italian…
Disney's summer animated hit "Lilo & Stitch" hula-danced its way into the hands of 3 million DVD and VHS customers on its first day of release Tuesday, according to the studio.
A government report has lambasted rolling news service BBC News 24 for not being sufficiently distinctive from other 24-hour services such as Sky News.
ABC has scored big again with another celebrity interview, as a special edition of "Primetime" featuring a Diane Sawyer interview with Whitney Houston delivered a whopping 9.0/22 in adults 18-49 and…
Russian helmer Alexander Sokurov is in dispute with the European Film Academy over upcoming nominations for Dec. 7's Rome FELIX awards, over the categories in which his Cannes-premiered "Russian Ark"…
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The takeover of Kirch Media's assets by German publisher Heinrich Bauer could be finalized as early as this month, although a final shareholding structure depends on fellow publisher Axel Springer.