Giant screen movie company Imax is exchanging $22 million in debt for 2.9 million newly issued common shares of the company.
"The Hulk" muscled its way to plenty of long green, morphing into the highest June opener ever at $62.6 million this weekend. Universal's misunderstood monster displaced "Austin Powers: The Spy Who…
Veteran film-music agent Vasi Vangelos, who parted ways with his Blue Focus Management partner Richard Kraft this spring after a three-year run, has launched filmmusic venture First Artists…
Vivendi Universal said it has closed a $190 million sale of a Universal City office tower. The property, 10 Universal City Plaza, was purchased by Boston-based investment firm Beacon Capital…
Kiwi format cruncher Touchdown Television, which created "The Chair" and "Treasure Island," is mulling a move to the U.S. to tap development coin and tighten its foothold in the reality formats biz.
Actors often thirst for attention, but even they are stunned by the plethora of pitches in the campaign to combine SAG and AFTRA. With the June 30 deadline for ballots fast approaching, thesps have…
Who says it's tough to pre-sell Australian films to overseas buyers nowadays? Not the producers of "Love's Brother" and sales agent Arclight Films, who have closed deals for numerous territories.
It was a puzzle at the time: Many top execs at Bravo, which reaches 71-million homes, didn't seek other jobs when NBC bought Bravo last November and installed its own people under new prexy Jeff…
Forget the spat over Italo TV's reliance on scantily clad young women to lure auds, a new controversy is brewing over a primetime talent show that encourages glamorous grannies to get up and shake a…
Oprah's book club is back, and not a moment too soon for the publishing biz. Booksellers say it was a sad day in April 2002 when Winfrey hung up her book-picking spurs, pleading fatigue over the…
Aiming to cash in on the booming DVD/VCD market, Thai producers are churning out low-budget features that go direct to video and bypass cinemas altogether.