Thomas Frank, chief operating officer of streaming media provider Real Networks, is leaving the company for personal reasons.
Long-established Malaysian producer-distrib HVD has a new source of Cash--which in this case is the acronym for ailing marble slabs and bricks manufacturer Construction and Supplies House. HVD is…
In a six-figure deal, DreamWorks has optioned John Colapinto's upcoming novel "About the Author" for a film to be produced by Marc Platt. In the thriller a writer assumes the identity of a deceased…
France's broadcasting authority approved the three-way combination of Vivendi, Canal Plus and Seagram Thursday -- but not without first wrapping the new media group in a few extra feet of red tape.
The Directors Guild of America has tapped Tom Cruise, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sigourney Weaver, David Chase, Shirley MacLaine and Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) as presenters for its Second Annual Honors…
Oxygen Media called a press conference Wednesday at the Western Cable Show -- at the L.A. Convention Center -- to talk about some of its programming in 2001. But Candice Bergen, whose "Exhale"…
John Malone, the cable pioneer and chairman of Liberty Media, was in rare form Wednesday during the bellwether opening panel session at the Western Cable Show.
MTV Networks has upped Leslie Leventman to executive VP of creative services, special events and travel management, and David Sussman to executive VP and general counsel of law and business affairs.
David Morin was tapped prexy of f/x house ManexVisual Effects, the digital studio of Manex Entertainment.
The Recording Industry Assn. of America on Wednesday filed a petition with the U.S. Copyright Office urging it to set rules to govern royalty payments for music subscription services on the Net, in a…
Disney's Buena Vista TV will harvest more than $30 million from ABC and cable's USA Network in a shared-window deal for the hit movie "Unbreakable." The Bruce Willis starrer is the standout title in…