Producers, worried that they will be the losers when French pubcaster ad revenues plunge, have asked French Culture Minister Catherine Trautmann to dig deeper into government pockets.
In a move to raise money for its own Web ventures, Bertelsmann AG is expected to announce today plans to sell its half of AOL Europe back to America Online in a cash and stock deal valued at as much…
The Los Angeles Independent Film Festival will bestow the fifth annual Supporter Award on Mark Pogachefsky and the film division of mPRm Public Relations. Fest runs April 13-18.
With strong gains in most areas, writer residuals rose 22% last year to $178 million, the Writers Guild of America has reported.
Seventeen-year-old "Piano" prodigy Anna Paquin has joined Sean Connery and F. Murray Abraham in Gus Van Sant's "Finding Forrester" for Columbia Pictures.
The venerable Shaw Brothers studio has agreed to sell its film library for HK$600 million ($77 million) to a Malaysian company that aims to become a major Asian media player.
Now that they've conquered the longform world, Storyline Entertainment toppers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are preparing to tackle series television.
Mel Gibson has joined the crew of Oscar presenters. Named best director for 1995’s “Braveheart,” Gibson will next star in this summer’s “The Patriot.” The 72nd annual Acad kudocast will be broadcast…
Kodak-owned f/x house Cinesite has officially named Colin Brown as CEO of its worldwide operations and chief operating officer of its European facility, while Ruth Scovill has been tapped prexy and…
Regency Television has signed to co-produce with Warner Bros. Television the drama pilot "Day One" for the WB.