Germany's leading independent theatrical distributor Kinowelt Medien is expanding into the television production sector, acquiring the Leipzig-based production house Drefa Monday.
Paris-based film production, distribution and exhibition company MK2 has bought all of Francois Truffaut's films as part of a larger acquisition of a 34-pic library.
E! has greenlit production on its first two fiction ventures, a made-for-TV movie called "Best Actress" and a half-hour series titled "Hollywood Off-Ramp."
Jeffrey Berg, chairman and CEO of ICM, and Sky Dayton, founder and chairman of Internet service provider EarthLink, have joined the board of directors of digital video-recorder maker Replay Networks…
In the end, and perhaps inevitably, Tony voters repelled the British invasion. But is that any worse than Britain's long-standing talent -- at least where awards are concerned -- for seeming repulsed…
Pearson-owned Grundy Prods. plans to appeal a Dutch court decision to throw out a claim that Endemol Entertainment format "De Jongens Tegen De Meisjes" (The Guys vs. the Girls) was stolen from…
Four Media Co. on Monday said that its third-quarter revenues rose 32% to a record $52 million, while profits surged 145% to $2.7 million over $1.1 million a year ago, reflecting increases in both…
@Home's stock pulled out of a dive Monday that began Friday when a Portland, Ore., judge ruled that municipalities could force AT&T to open its cable plant to rival Internet service providers.
Granada Media, the leading ITV programmer, has announced plans to launch itself onto the Internet as the U.K.'s first free "entertainment service provider."
Mexican TV personality Francisco "Paco" Stanley was murdered Monday in Mexico City in a brazen midday attack.
Attorneys for Jeffrey Katzenberg Monday led their expert witness through an explanation of how he arrived at two valuations for Katzenberg's controversial 2% bonus -- a figure of $482 million based…