While the Toronto Intl. Film Festival has become a magnet for major Hollywood star power, Montreal World Film Festival has carved out its own distinctive niche as a home for auteur cinema from all…
Pace Theatrical Group staged a pricey workshop production of the ex-Livent musical "The Seussical" at the University of Toronto over the weekend, and a sizable contingent of Gotham industryites went…
Donald Sutherland will fight alongside Wesley Snipes and Marie Matiko in WB’s actioner “The Art of War.” Snipes plays a U.N. operative framed for the murder of a Chinese ambassador, now fighting to…
Should the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival want to christen itself the biggest weeklong film party of the year, it easily could rustle up 10,000 or so enthusiastic recent alumni to support its…
Steven Reuther's Bel Air Entertainment has arranged a $225 million financing facility with a consortium of banks led by the New York office of Westdeutsche Landesbank.
French paybox Canal Plus will set up an Internet subsidiary called Canal New Media in September and is looking for partners before floating the company on the Paris stock exchange.
Kiwi pubcaster TVNZ has announced one of its strongest performances ever -- partly at the cost of selling the family silver.
USA Networks has tapped Sinclair finance VP Michael Sileck as chief financial officer. The appointment reunites him with former Sinclair Broadcasting chief Barry Baker, who was named president and…
Now well into its third decade, Sweden's Gothenburg Film Festival is the largest annual unspooling in northern Europe. Located on Sweden's west coast, the historic seaport town makes a terrific host…
"Armageddon" and "Dick" producer Gale Anne Hurd is departing the Paramount lot. Hurd, a stalwart at Par since 1993, is moving her Pacific Western Prods. banner to offices in the Studio City area.
Alliance Atlantis Communications reported significant increases in both revenue and net earnings for the first quarter, largely thanks to a strong performance by its motion picture division.