The boycott of the London Screenings (Oct. 28 to Nov. 1) seems to be just about holding firm, despite claims to the contrary by the event's organizers. There are whispers about private screenings in…
Signpost Films is folding its sales tent before even reaching its first anniversary. And the Germans are pulling the plug on the once hot Neuer Markt, the stock exchange of choice for teutonic media…
Satcaster BSkyB has poached Channel 5's CEO Dawn Airey as managing director of Sky Networks, where she will have another go at boosting commissioned content. But can she succeed where others have…
The Westport Country Playhouse, currently prepping the transfer of its production of "Our Town" to Broadway this fall, has received a $5 million grant toward its major renovation plans.
This is a transcript of the Variety Cinema Militans Lecture delivered by director Mira Nair at the Netherlands Film Festival in Utrecht on September 29. I make images in my work. I don't pen words…
It's been five years since Ultima Online, the first massively multiplayer online game, arrived and began shifting the vidgame business from something like a book publisher to something like a cable…
Media concentration is becoming this year's Spanish TV production trend. During the last two weeks, Dutch TV giant Endemol has raised its stake in its Spanish venture, Gestmusic Endemol, from 60% to…
Peter Bloch has been named general manager of the newly renovated Theater Row complex on 42nd Street.
Israeli film and TV producers continue to churn out movies and TV shows, but just about every other aspect of the biz has suffered during the worsening Mideast crisis.
The invitation is not exactly subtle. "The Los Angeles Times would like to invite you to celebrate a new era in entertainment journalism," it trumpets. At the Oct. 9 event at L.A. Center Studios, it…
Australia's foreign-lingo pubcaster SBS relaunches its international sales division in October after a six-year break -- tired of redirecting lucrative sales opportunities to an outside agent.