Top competition largely focused on political and social themes distinguished the 41st Intl. Thessaloniki Film Festival. Held Nov. 11 to 19 in the northern Greek city, the festival also toasted 30…
France's leading TV network TF1 and the Pathe group look to be making advances toward the creation of a European major to rival Studio Canal.
The transitional management team running Warner Bros. Intl. Theatrical Distribution since Edward Frumkes declared he was ankling in May has became permanent. Sue Kroll, 39, Tuesday, was tapped as…
United Intl. Pictures Australia managing director Mike Selwyn has been upped to regional supervisor for Australasia.
Regis Philbin will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 5th Annual New York Magazine Awards hosted by actors John Leguizamo and Kim Cattrall.
Canada's National Film Board swept the Grand Prix and two best program awards at the Japan Prize awards.
Turkeys were an endangered species on Broadway as B.O. rose a fat $2,911,736 -- or 22.1% -- over the previous week. That increase is right in line with last year's 22.2% bump in biz for the…
A Japanese government advisory panel will recommend that the satellite service from pubcaster NHK, the nation's most popular, be scrambled when its broadcasts go digital in December, a Japanese daily…
David Lyle has been charged with bringing some reality to Pearson Television North America.
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.