Economic issues have dominated the first two days of contract talks between Hollywood writers and studios, with bargaining on "creative rights" demands deferred until later in the negotiations.
Discovery is creating a digital animation and visual effects facility called Meteor Studios in a joint venture with Evergreen Films, a leader in digital photography, animation and special effects.
Twas a very merry -- and long -- box office season in Hollywood. Distributors wrapped up a historic $1.68 billion in domestic grosses during the period just before Thanksgiving through mid-January…
Angry Czech Television workers have denied press reports that they appointed their own director general, flouting the country's laws.
Michael Harris has been appointed general manager of the Canadian Documentary Channel, a digital specialty web launching in the fall.
TV Azteca, Mexico's No. 2 web, has announced record pre-sold advertising of $390 million for this year -- a 12% real increase on Azteca's haul of $324 million in 2000.
Aiming to fight off the malaise afflicting exhibition stocks worldwide, Village Roadshow is floating its biggest cash cow -- radio division Austereo -- in a move expected to value the broadcaster at…
The road picked up speed in Week 33 (Jan. 8-14). Several more shows were on the circuit this week, as a number of productions returned from layoff. The 18 combined to reach $12,622,965, a small 1%…
Palm Pictures and online counterpart Sputnik7.com have acquired three films at the Sundance Film Festival.
The Beatles' "1" is such a chart-topping phenomenon that it seems like a no-brainer: Assemble the U.S. and U.K. No. 1 hits of one of the greatest groups of all time, sit back and count the money.
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution is reorganizing its distrib staff in response to the changing TV marketplace and to fill the void since Steve Mosko ascended from head of distribution to division…
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