With an eye on expansion and convergence, Fact Based Communications, a London-based television and new-media group, scored a coup by luring three key execs away from the CNNfn family, including…
Stockard Channing is set to star with RuPaul in the Lifetime telepic “Jane’s Coming Out Party.” She’ll portray a mother struggling with her teenage daughter’s announcement that she’s a lesbian…
In a cost-cutting move, Twentieth Century Fox will lay off about two-thirds of the 320 employees at its Fox Animation Studios in Phoenix, Ariz.
Le Studio Canal Plus has picked up cult German director Tom Tykwer's latest pic, "The Princess and the Warrior," for international distribution.
Animation Netcaster Mondo Media is expected to announce today that it has secured $20 million in a second round of financing from new-media players Macromedia and Foundation Capital.
Roger Vadim, the French director who propelled Brigitte Bardot to stardom with the 1956 film "And God Created Woman," died Friday in Paris at age 72.
The Leo circus hit Berlin over the weekend, with its usual supporting cast of hysterical teenage girls and equally excitable tabloid reporters. The presence of Leonardo DiCaprio completely…
After an unusually short trial, a Milan court of appeal Wednesday acquitted Italy's media tycoon turned politician Silvio Berlusconi of falsifying documents during the 1988 acquisition of film…
Terrence Malick will be honored with the American Film Institute's Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal, recognizing the achievements of an AFI graduate.
Two of the industry's top film music agencies, Kraft-Benjamin-Engel and Vangelos Management, have merged into a new company: Blue Focus Management. The new firm will rep such major composers as Jerry…
MTVi Group, the Internet music arm of MTV Networks, filed Friday to sell stock to the public in an initial public offering.