Phaedra Cinema has acquired the distribution rights to first-time director Tina Valinsky's indie film "Soft Toilet Seats."
Some of Hollywood's lavish expense account lunches may soon be going the way of the brown bag. A public arts fund-raising program, jump-started by ICM head of TV long-form packaging Carrie Stein and…
CNN and CNNfn have launched three five-a-week series focusing on world news and on financial information/market activity.
NYU's fourth Intl. Student Film Festival begins today at the school's Cantor Film Center and runs through Saturday.
Viewer's Choice is planning a new drive to get major studios to release strong theatrical titles as a one-time-only world premiere on pay-per-view.
Just days after replacing the publisher of Premiere (Daily Variety, Sept. 30), Hachette CEO Jack Kliger continues his corporate tweaking, dividing the company's shelter and service mags into two…
The Internet will take center stage at this week's Mipcom, which gets under way here today. The TV tradeshow, now in its 18th year, is in the midst of reinventing itself.
UNITED KINGDOM British Screen has reached an agreement with Film Investors Netherlands (FINE) to co-finance a slate of Anglo-Dutch films. British Screen will help FINE to identify projects that can…
Universal is close to a decision to stick with United Intl. Pictures as its foreign theatrical distributor, instead of switching its films to Universal Pictures Intl.
Disney-based production outfit Sonnenfeld/Josephson has snagged Don DeLillo's seminal 1984 novel "White Noise" for Barry Sonnenfeld to develop and direct, beating out several other suitors in the…
Love and Julia Roberts conquered just about all last week, as "Notting Hill" cracked $200 million overseas and "Runaway Bride" garnered strong bows in German-speaking territories.