Media mogul Israel Asper, founder of the burgeoning CanWest Global empire, and his family have donated C$20 million ($13 million) to the Winnipeg Foundation and the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba, one…
John Hughes has signed with the William Morris Agency, departing from the Creative Artists Agency effective immediately.
An Australian consortium led by ad agency the Singleton Group and investment banker Mark Carnegie is investing $38 million for a stake in SCTV, one of the top three networks in Indonesia.
The U.S. Supreme Court made media history Tuesday, announcing it will let the world listen to an audio recording of the unprecedented Dec. 6 hearing on the future of the U.S. presidency. An audio…
Actor-director Kamal Hasan's "Hey Ram" has been nominated by the Film Federation of India as the country's entry for the Academy Awards' best foreign language film for 2001. Hindi pic concerns an…
Icebox has tapped media exec Strauss Zelnick to its board of directors. Zelnick is former prexy and CEO of BMG Entertainment as well as non-executive chairman of streaming media provider On2.com.
The National Music Publishers' Assn. and the U.S. Copyright Office have bowed a service for filing musical copyright materials over the Internet, the NMPA announced Monday.
The films "The Art of Norton Simon" and "Keepers of the Frame" will be featured at the Dec. 5 installment of the Contemporary Documentary Series, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
United Intl. Pictures Australia managing director Mike Selwyn has been upped to regional supervisor for Australasia. That means he now has oversight of UIP's operations in New Zealand, where Timothy…
NBC, strengthened on its weakest nights by the likes of the Dixie Chicks and Leonardo DiCaprio, claimed another ratings victory last week in the key demo of adults 18-49. With Thanksgiving night…
European culture ministers meeting in Brussels on Thursday approved a finance package worth 400 million euros ($340 million) to support the European film industry. The "Media Plus" program will…