The man who helped guide the Virgin Megastore chain to music retail success has signed his first major retail pact for the digital distribution of recorded music.
Fox has greenlit production on a half-hour comedy pilot from "Simpsons" exec producer Mike Scully, with standup Robert Schimmel attached to star.
GERMANY Animation outfit BKN Intl., the German subsidiary of U.S. company BKN, is going public on March 9. The Cologne-based company will be listed on Frankfurt’s Neuer Markt index, Germany’s version…
Starz Encore Group has upped Que Spaulding to president of distribution reporting to Starz prexy and chief operating officer Mark G. Bauman.
Japanese web Fuji TV will launch a service in April to deliver about 10 hours of programming a day via satellite to broadcasters in neighboring Asian countries.
It's been a rocky six weeks for Time Warner and America Online as Wall Street has struggled to assess the value of the combined companies, but analysts are beginning to prop up the sagging stocks…
A deal has been inked for scribe Bruce Joel Rubin to pen "Stuart Little II," sequel to the story of a boy who's "somewhat like a mouse."
Few concrete conclusions were reached Monday in the AFM's look at "The Future of Feature Film Financing."
FROM AMERICAN FILM MARKETMiramax Films has closed a million-dollar deal for the film rights to tyro novelist David Liss' "A Conspiracy of Paper." Miramax director of development Jennifer Berman…
Factor 8 Films, a U.K. tax-based financier, has relaunched itself as Future Film Group, with $40 million in risk money to invest in British movies.
Cabler Comcast Corp. said Monday that it has taken a controlling stake in the Golf Channel, increasing its holding from 40.1% to 54.7% with hopes of upping that number to 60.5% in the coming months.