TV, film and commercial production contributed $5 billion to the Gotham economy in 1999, according to a surprising study released Tuesday by the New York City Investment Fund and the Gotham…
'Fantasia 2000'' generated $50 million in domestic box office for Disney, but didn't yield a profit.
CNBC senior correspondent Allan Chernoff has ankled the network to join CNNfn as senior correspondent, effective immediately.
ITALY Effectively cleaving Italy’s exhibition sector into two factions, some of the country’s leading multiplex operators have broken away from long-established industry body ANEC to form their own…
In the second instance of German stock coin buying into the studio business, the Cologne-based kidvidder BKN has acquired French production studios Arles Animation.
Jersey Films has picked up the rights to Binnie Kirshenbaum's "On Mermaid Avenue," tapping Tim John ("Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde") to adapt the screenplay, which will redubbed "Mermaids in Manhattan."
A former senior Cinar Corp. exec is suing the company, the latest in a long list of legal troubles for the Canuck TV outfit. Louis Fournier, who left his position as vice president of distribution at…
Committing to another miniseries, Showtime has given the go-ahead to "It's a Girl Thing," a comedy-drama featuring an ensemble cast, including Linda Hamilton, Rebecca De Mornay and Stockard Channing.
Digital technology company Burst.com has tapped former Lucasfilm Games exec Douglas Glen as prexy. San Francisco-based Burst provides proprietary software to Web sites that enable video and audio…
PBS Tri-State flagship Thirteen/WNET will produce and air live coverage of the largest Independence Day maritime spectacle in New York's history on July 4 from 9 a.m.-noon.