Robert Macolino is ankling Village Cinemas after a year as general manager of the Australian loop, ending a 12-year career with parent Village Roadshow. He has decided to pursue his original passion…
Dana Giacchetto, disgraced money manager to the stars, was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan to 57 months in prison, the maximum possible under a plea agreement, for defrauding…
MTV Latin America has upped Cristian Jofre to marketing veepee.
NBC has officially hooked onto "The Weakest Link," ordering 13 episodes of the British import gamer for a possible midseason berth.
The League of American Theatres and Producers has announced the creation of the National Broadway Theatre Awards, to honor achievement in touring shows.
A record C$1.01 billion ($673 million) was spent in the film and TV industry in Ontario last year, with more than half went on foreign production for the first time, according to the newly formed…
Outgoing Berlin Intl. Film fest director Moritz de Hadeln opened his final event Wednesday night with a plea: Plow more money into homegrown pics.
Danish director Soren Kragh-Jacobsen, whose "Mifune" was a Silver Bear winner at the 1999 Berlin Film Fest, will begin filming his next feature, "Skagerak," later this year. Iben Hjejle ("Mifune,"…
Warner Bros.' "Miss Congeniality" has won over CBS and Turner's TBS and TNT, which have bought the hit movie in a shared-window package with two other WB titles, "Proof of Life" and "Pay It Forward,"…
Aussie-born Heath Ledger, who first gained major public exposure starring opposite Mel Gibson in last year's "The Patriot," has been chosen as ShoWest 2001's male star of tomorrow.
Diversity and humor carried the day at the 23rd Clermont-Ferrand Intl. Festival for short films. The best attended edition to date screened more than 400 shorts and tallied close to 130,000 tickets…