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…
In his third consecutive pic for New Line Cinema, Edward Furlong will rock 'n' roll in "Detroit Rock City." Pic is about four teens who'll stop at nothing to scam their way into a sold-out Kiss…
FROM MIPCOMIn a tongue-in-cheek speech during the traditional Beta Brunch at the Mipcom convention here, Kirch Group managing director Jan Mojto on Tuesday welcomed guests to BetaFilm's "first…
HBO has signed Whoopi Goldberg, Diane Keaton and Linda Ellerbee to produce a 12-hour miniseries.
WPIX has dumped longtime 10 p.m. anchor Jack Cafferty, hiring WNBC weekend man Jim Watkins as his replacement.
FROM MIPCOMFrench Culture minister Catherine Trautmann this week tried to reassure France's TV production community that her radical reform of the Gallic pubcaster finances will not be a disaster.
As any movie buff knows, the play "Everyone Comes to Rick's" was the source for the film "Casablanca."
FROM MIPCOMAnother British TV format is headed for the U.S. British indie Mentorn Intl. has inked a deal for "Today's the Day" -- a 6-year-old newsmag-cum-gameshow, which airs in early fringe on the…