Miramax Films has won its appeal against an NC-17 rating for "Artemisia," its erotic biopic of the 17th-century Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi.
Although the 6 thesps who provide the major voices on "The Simpsons" have been stealing the limelight in recent months, one mustn't forget the tenacity of the 14 staff writers and producers of "The…
It's Friday night on the Newman Scoring Stage at 20th Century Fox, and gales of laughter emanate from the control room. Musicians, mixers and friends are watching playbacks of a new episode of "The…
The entertainment industry survived an attempt by California state lawmakers Wednesday to curb "offensive" music lyrics.
Lions Gate Films has followed up its acquisition of Paul Schrader's "Affliction" (Daily Variety, April 17) with a deal to distribute Ted Demme's untitled Irish-American working-class drama starring…
Oscar-winning filmmaker James L. Brooks will give the keynote address Saturday for the Independent Feature Project/West's annual Screenwriting Conference. Brooks will focus on the creative process…
In releasing its fourth quarter and year end results for 1998 earlier this week, Atlantis Communications pronounced itself solidly back in the saddle after a few lean years earlier in the '90s.
Carlton Communications has extended a $48 million olive branch to satcaster BSkyB in a bid to end a dispute between the two companies.
CNN has upped "Larry King Live" exec producer Wendy Walker Whitworth to senior veepee.
One week after announcing the formation of a sales alliance with Summit Entertainment, Artisan Entertainment has closed its own foreign sales division, shedding around 10 employees.
Euro Disney, parent company of the Disneyland Paris theme park, managed to grow revenues faster than its increasing lease and financial charges in the first half of its fiscal year (Oct. 1 to March…