Following this year's tendency toward the unpredictable, the American Society of Cinematographers has tapped an eclectic quintet of big-budget and arthouse fare in its feature film noms.
Miramax Films has acquired U.K. and South African rights to "Plots With a View," a comedy about dueling Welsh funeral parlors that Miramax has already picked up for North America.
It wasn't exactly a double-overtime nail-biter, but after weeks of rumors and negotiations, the National Basketball Assn. finally slam-dunked $4.6 billion worth of TV distribution deals with Disney…
Spanish media giant Prisa has denied press reports that it will sell its stake in film and TV conglom Sogecable to partner Vivendi Universal.
Julian Levin, previously exec VP sales and distribution for Fox International, has been named exec veepee for digital exhibition and special projects at 20th Century Fox.
Microsoft's UltimateTV division is going under the knife, with one-third of its 500 staffers receiving pinkslips Tuesday and other employees being reassigned to the software giant's television or…
The number of U.S. companies at this year's Midem has dropped 28% after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. But the market is bustling, and those who have come to Cannes are determined to make…
Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose husky, seductive voice brought a distinctive touch to such pop hits as "Why Don't You Do Right," "Fever" and "Is That All There Is?," died Monday at her Bel Air…
Latin American distrib Salsa Entertainment is shifting its headquarters to Miami from Paris, the company said Tuesday. Prexy Lisa Hryniewicz founded Salsa in Paris in 1997. A Miami office opened in…
It's gonna be war at the Sprockets Toronto Intl. Film Festival for Children this year.
WE: Women's Entertainment will celebrate Women's History Month in March with a contest, "Dream It, Do It," and the special series "Winning Beginnings."