Canuck cabler Shaw Communications has made a C$5 million ($3.38 million) investment in OpenTV Corp.'s initial public offering, joining a long list of media companies lining up to buy a piece of the…
Mandalay Pictures has tapped Ben Affleck to star opposite Robert De Niro in "The Score." Pic will go before cameras March 6 in Montreal, making it Mandalay's next "go" film.
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer was feted at the Beverly Hilton Monday night for his contributions to the development of the homevideo business over the past two decades.
Two high-profile international co-productions lead the way in the race for the Genie Awards, Canada's equivalent of the Academy Awards, with Hungarian helmer Istvan Szabo's "Sunshine" garnering 14…
Marilyn McAleer has been tapped as VP of creative services for Lifetime Television.
Toronto-based animation and children's TV programmer Nelvana announced Monday a three-part distribution/production deal worth more than C$47 million ($32 million) with RTV Entertainment of Germany.
Twentieth Century Fox Television execs Gary Newman and Dana Walden have been tapped to replace Sandy Grushow as president of the town's leading supplier of network primetime programming.
Pushing to expand its Internet presence, News Corp. announced Tuesday a strategic alliance with Healtheon/WebMD worth close to $1 billion.
X-Men" finally has its f/x team. After months of stalling, 20th Century Fox has awarded f/x houses Digital Domain, Kleiser Walczak Construction, Cinesite, Hammerhead Prods., Matte World, CORE and POP…
The networks with strong strong Christmas specials in their primetime stockings are reaping the goodwill of the season.
Sundance Channel will present live coverage of the Sundance Film Festival during a free preview weekend Jan. 28-30.