Todd Haynes has a theory about actors. "By their nature," the director of "Poison," "Safe," and "Velvet Goldmine," explains, "they love to perform. They also tend to love to perform in a slightly…
The U.K. government's minister for trade, Brian Wilson, is heading to NATPE to help boost biz for the Brit contingent, the first time a minister will attend the confab.
Peter Rice, the 20th Century Fox production exec who oversaw such pics as Baz Luhrmann's "Romeo + Juliet" and Danny Boyle's "A Life Less Ordinary," has been upped from senior VP to executive vice…
The feature pic "Gods and Monsters" and TV's "Will & Grace" are among the nominees for the 10th annual media awards to be presented by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.
In an unusual move, Main Street Arts, a smallish, Upstate theater company in Nyack, N.Y., has landed a permanent Off Broadway production berth through a relationship with Off Broadway's Irish Arts…
Spooked by 20% devaluation of the Brazilian real, cable operators here are starting to beg their U.S. programming suppliers for relief.
Millions won't be watching when the Motion Picture Academy bestows its annual awards for scientific and technical achievement. But while the faces of technological innovators aren't recognizable…
FRANCE Gallic sales company Pandora announced Tuesday its appointment of Toby Melling as director of TV sales. Melling takes over for Edward Noeltner, who left the company in late 1998 to head the…
CBS has tightened its grip on the lead in primetime Nielsen households, with a lopsided Jan. 11-17 victory that was the highest weeklong rating of any net this season. NBC topped Fox in the key…
Two-time Oscar winner Sally Field will receive the new Ruby Award at the 14th annual Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival, set for March 4-14 in the coastal California city.
The government of Belgium is about to learn just how dearly the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences values the name "Oscar."