Six-year "MTV Movie Awards" production vet Joel Gallen has been tapped producer of the Academy Awards pre-show.
Seven nights of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" have bequeathed ABC its largest weeklong average audience in four years, while leaving many telecasts on rival networks Nielsen paupers.
Several former biz execs, including past Warner Bros. exec VP of theatrical production Tom Lassally, are teaming up to launch Fusient Media Ventures, an investment firm set to fuel Internet startups.
Conor McPherson, the rising Irish playwright and screenwriter, is set to direct an untitled movie for DreamWorks via Neil Jordan and Steve Woolley's production shingle Company of Wolves.
Endeavor said Tuesday it has tapped Web developer KPE to create a slew of Internet businesses for the tenpercentery's stable of clients.
Adding to the continued convergence of traditional praiseries with new-media partners, the Lippin Group said Tuesday it has paired with Brodeur Worldwide in a strategic alliance to capitalize on…
With NATPE days away, one newcomer in the Big Easy will make a run at the big boys. Filmtown Entertainment, whose indie production company produced the features "State and Main" and "Red Letters,"…
Digital exhibition will arrive in Europe for the first time when "Toy Story 2" opens Feb. 4 at London's Odeon Leicester Square.
The Walt Disney Co. has greenlit "Doubletake" for George Gallo to helm and David Permut to produce. Pic is the first reteaming of the pair since Gallo directed and Permut produced "29th Street."
Universal Music Group has expanded and realigned its e-commerce activities. Its Electronic Commerce and Advanced Technologies (eCAT) unit has been redesignated Universal eLabs. This will function as…