With much of the marketing success of "The Blair Witch Project" attributed to its use of the Internet, movie studios are now more than ever looking for effective ways to utilize the Web.
The entertainment industry already has begun to cast actors, network with producers and attract scripts on the Internet, and now Online Music Co. has developed a way for filmmakers and ad agencies to…
Reflecting the growing importance of foreign territories to Columbia TriStar Home Video, the studio division has upped Adrian Alperovich to senior veep, Asia/Pacific and Latin America.
King World Intl., the foreign sales arm of the syndie powerhouse, has snapped up exclusive international format rights to a large catalog of TV gameshows from Merrill Heatter Prods.
Satcaster DirecTV will launch a Spanish-lingo service in key U.S. Hispanic markets beginning next month.
The Sundance Film Festival is accepting entries for its 2000 fest running Jan. 20-30 in Park City, Utah, the Sundance Institute announced Wednesday at the Independent Feature Film Market.
The networks continue to produce some surprising successes amid the overall ratings erosion of 1999's premiere week, with CBS' Friday actioner ''Now and Again'' and Saturday's NBC high school drama…
Concrete signs of consolidation in the international TV biz will be visible at the Paramount booth at the Mipcom TV trade show in Cannes next week. In the wake of its acquisition of program…
In the latest in a continuing series of staff changes at the William Morris Agency, Gotham motion picture agent Craig Gering will leave the agency when his contract expires Nov. 4. It's understood…
With his "The Hurricane" gearing up to take the holiday film season by storm, helmer Norman Jewison has been tapped as this year's George Eastman Award winner at ShowEast '99. The award is given…
So how do you marry a millionaire? Paramount Pictures hopes to find out, swooping in to buy a Will Davies pitch that focuses on exactly that question for Donald DeLine to produce.