The 115 staff members of the Writers Guild of America West have been reassured that their jobs are not in jeopardy, even if exec director Brian Walton's is.
Producers Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown will receive the 1998 Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's ShowEast convention to be held at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City Oct. 19-22.
Director Michael Apted is in negotiations to take the helm of United Artists' next James Bond film, tentatively titled "Bond 19."
Former CBS executive vice president Billy Campbell has been named president of the fledgling Miramax Television division.
Woody Allen's "Celebrity," which focuses on the world of Gotham's famous and infamous, will open the 36th New York Film Festival on Sept. 25.
CZECH REPUBLIC Alena Mullerova, former program director for Kratky Film, has been named director of documentaries at pubcaster Czech TV. She replaces Damien Kausitz, who held the post for the past…
James Cameron, the mastermind behind the box office phenomenon "Titanic," has been selected for induction into the Video Hall of Fame.
Maysville Pictures, the Warner Bros.-based production company for George Clooney and Robert Lawrence, has signed three execs -- senior VP of production Ben Cosgrove, VP of TV development Pam Oas…
Signaling a probable thawing in relations between the Walt Disney Co. and China, the Hollywood studio hopes to get the clearance to release "Mulan" in that territory before the end of this year.
Sony Pictures Entertainment (Japan) along with other software producers will enter the digital videodisc rental market in Japan at about 100 stores in the country, a Japanese financial daily reported…
Russia's newly formed media holding body, VGTRK, has received favorable fiscal terms for future development, chairman Mikhail Shvydkoi told a news conference.