Private Gallic group M6 has reported revenues of 2.046 billion francs ($330 million) for the first half of 1999, an 18% hike over the same period last year.
With interest in women's soccer burgeoning, New Line Cinema has purchased an untitled comedy pitch about the sport from scripter Matthew Chapman for mid- against high-six figures.
Leslie Oren begins work today as the new director of public relations for Disney Interactive, part of the consumer products division of Walt Disney Co.
Emmis Communications is spearheading a push to create a Broadcast.com-type company that would be owned by a group of radio broadcasters, according to news reports Friday.
Visual effects guru Mark Lasoff ("Titanic") has joined Stan Lee Media as executive veep overseeing production of the Web-based company's upcoming superhero projects.
Sean Penn and Sarah Polley are closing in on deals to climb aboard Canal Plus' "The Weight of Water." The Kathryn Bigelow-helmed adaptation of Anita Shreve's novel centers on two couples on a boat…
The 21st Intl. Film Fest here may have been the last one of the century, but it was the first one this decade to draw praise from critics and public alike.
Universal Studios Japan unveiled Friday the 11 companies that will sponsor its first theme park, U's first outside the U.S. Included are a few firms that already sponsor attractions at Tokyo…
Pubcaster KCET Los Angeles has bagged more money and an exec producer -- Bruce Paltrow -- for the first of its "PBS Hollywood Television" teleplays set to bow on PBS next year.
Daily Variety and United Stations Radio Networks are joining forces to bring a new service, "Variety Radio," to airwaves starting this fall.
Russia's private film producers received an unexpected gesture of support July 28 with the Motion Picture Assn.'s award of a Producer's Prize, shared among four leading figures in the industry…