FROM SUNDANCENew Regency Films is in final negotiations to acquire domestic rights to the big-budget Intermedia/IMF production "K-19: The Widowmaker," starring Harrison Ford and Liam Neeson.
For the first time, research firm ACNielsen extended the scope of its TV ratings survey to include cable and satellite channels, promising to release the results to every market player.
"Bedazzled," "Cast Away," "The Cell," "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and "Shadow of the Vampire" will be considered for this year's makeup Oscar.
FROM NATPECBS has started ordering its fall 2001 pilots, greenlighting an hourlong drama from producers Wolfgang Petersen and Gail Katz.
Marc Shmuger, vice chairman of Universal, oversees domestic and international marketing as well as international distribution and operations. Nikki Rocco is president of domestic distribution…
Hallmark Entertainment has sold an adaptation of Mark Twain's "The Prince & the Pauper," starring Aidan Quinn and Alan Bates, to pay-per-view as a world premiere.
Internet streaming video distributor iBeam Broadcasting is expected to unveil today at NATPE its Syndication Manager service, which gives companies more control of their programming that appears on…
Dino De Laurentiis will be the 36th recipient of the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award -- his first Oscar since 1956. "De Laurentiis' body of work speaks for itself," Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
Rafael Pineda has communed with Gotham's Spanish-speaking populace five days a week for 30 years as anchor for Univision's WXTV, sprinkling local news with earthquakes in Colombia or El Salvador and…
The 28th annual Brussels film fest kicked off its awards presentation by honoring local talent. In the short Belgian film competition, top prizes went to Olivier Masset-Depasse for "Chambre Froide"…
CBS has joined BSkyB, Bloomberg, Chrysalis Group and Ulster TV in a consortium bidding for the contract to supply news bulletins to the ITV network.