Rupert Murdoch is among the 14 captains of industry who have agreed to serve as international advisers to Hong Kong Chief Executive Tung Cheehwa.
Investment banker Marc Butan has joined independent production company Ignite Entertainment as president, strategic development.
Hasbro Inc. announced a "sneak preview" Wednesday to deliver the force to Star Wars' most ardent toy fans.
The 36% plunge in Seagram Co.'s stock price over the past three months has robbed Philips Electronics NV of about $750 million from the sale of its 75% stake in Polygram Holdings, now due to close in…
Broadway theater, New York City's original cottage entertainment industry, is bringing the audiences -- and their dollars -- into its welcoming arms in record numbers.
FROM MIPCOMLondon-based Chrysalis Television Intl. has unveiled the first television project to be part of its distribution push into the U.S., via its new joint-venture production agreement with…
FROM MIPCOMCanal Plus chairman Pierre Lescure was the star of Mipcom on Wednesday as he basked in the spotlight of being named Personality of the Year for the 1998 event.
Four Brits and Mexican screenwriter Carlos Cuaron are among the dozen semi-finalists from Europe and Latin America for the annual Sundance/NHK international filmmakers awards.
Barry Levinson and Paula Weinstein have promoted Vanessa Coifman to the post of vice president of development and Derek Dauchy to director of development at their Baltimore Spring Creek production…
Polygram U.K. chairman John Kennedy is poised to become the first chairman of the combined British operations of Universal Music and Polygram.
FROM MIPCOMCANNES — Executives from Children’s Television Workshop, which is celebrating its 30th birthday here at Mipcom, on Tuesday introduced “Elmo’s World,” a new segment of “Sesame Street.” The…