EchoStar Communications Corp.'s net loss before one-time charges doubled to $103 million in the first quarter on 44% higher revenue of $309 million, it said Monday, as costs of marketing and signing…
Fine Line Features has signed Ben Elton, one of the U.K.'s leading comedy writers and performers, to write and direct his first movie.
The present, past and future of cinema sound were discussed at a lively panel session Sunday in the Variety Pavilion sponsored by Dolby Laboratories.
Riccardo Tozzi, who resigned in February from his position of head of production for Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset TV operations to become an independent film producer, signed a five-year contract…
RKO Radio Pictures announced Monday that "Next Stop Wonderland" helmer Brad Anderson will next make the 1940s thriller "The Seventh Victim" for the indie.
Viacom Inc. agreed to raise its bid for the outstanding 20% of Spelling Entertainment Ltd. by 75¢ a share to $9.75, or $179 million, and won approval for the deal from Spelling's independent…
Working Title Films has launched a low-budget development and production division, dubbed WT2.
Guy East and Nigel Sinclair's Intermedia Films has secured $300 million in production financing under two separate facilities from Chase Securities and Societe Generale.
Rupert Murdoch's long-awaited entry into Italy's TV market has been delayed once more.
Charles H. Duggan will produce Jonathan Tolins' newest play, "If Memory Serves" Off Broadway in August.