And on the second day, Vivendi Universal created new posts at Universal Pictures, and it was good for Marc Shmuger and Rick Finkelstein. Shmuger, who's been marketing prexy, becomes vice chairman of…
The year-old Entertainment Capital Group, which specializes in gap financing and in providing P&A funds for feature films, has tapped Michael Baumohl prexy of international operations.
In "The Gift," director Sam Raimi ("The Evil Dead," "Dark Man") works from a script by Billy Bob Thornton and Tom Epperson once again to tell an unsettling story of human redemption featuring…
Online music seller EMusic.com has amended its licensing agreement with National Music Publishers' Assn. unit the Harry Fox Agency to include a royalty structure for its planned music streaming…
Eddie Griffin ("Mod Squad") has nabbed the lead role in the Universal/Imagine laugher, "Undercover Brother." Malcolm Lee ("Best Men") is attached to direct pic, which is a live-action adaptation of…
Random House maneuvered Monday to establish a stronger beachhead in the Asian market, naming former Ingram Book Group chief operating officer Youngsuk Chi to the newly created position of prexy…
Academy Award nominated writer-director-producer Jim Sheridan ("In the Name of the Father") and his Hell's Kitchen producing partner, Arthur Lappin, have acquired remake rights to the Spanish…
The U.K. government has unveiled plans for overhauling British media industry regulation, calling for the creation of a single watchdog and scrapping the ban on consolidating ownership of the ITV…
Although the principal creative guilds were formed primarily to protect the rights of their respective members, the Writers Guild of America started handing out awards in 1947 as a way of celebrating…
Leonard Chassman, executive director of the Screen Actors Guild's Hollywood branch since 1984, will resign from the post Aug. 1 in a surprise move.
Imax Corp. is expected to announce today that it has sold to Japanese cinema operator T-Joy the first commercial digital DLP Cinema projector for use in a multiplex theater.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History