Dutch filmmaker Gert de Graaff's "The Sea That Thinks" (De Zee Die Denkt) came away with the main prize at the 13th edition of the Intl. Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) in an event marked…
Viacom music channel MTV Italia has hit a sour note: Its carrier, Rete-A, has signed with Germany's Viva to launch a Viva Italia channel. Rete-A hopes linking with a Euro partner will help it qualify…
In a dramatic 11th hour U-turn, Star TV withdrew its bid for a pay TV license Tuesday as the government announced four other successful applicants.
European culture ministers have approved a finance package worth 400 million euros ($340 million) to support the European film industry. The "Media Plus" program, agreed upon in Brussels Nov. 23…
Spanish film and TV producer Cesar Benitez is inviting Euro firms to take a stake in his Boca Group, and British-based media conglom Pearson is among those in the frame.
Legendary concert promoter Harvey Goldsmith, after a rocky few years that saw one of his companies go into receivership, is returning from the eclipse.
MGM chairman and CEO Alex Yemenidjian predicted Tuesday that if SAG and WGA strikes are actually launched, then MGM will be the studio best able to withstand them.
Some 5,000 shareholders squeezed into a large tent set up in the Louvre museum courtyard in Paris, a venue usually reserved for haute couture shows, as hundreds more watched on video screens in…
The National Geographic Channel U.S., a partnership between National Geographic Television and Fox Cable Networks Group, has announced a joint venture with the New York Times for programming and news…
Sci-fi, fantasy and horror entertainment Web venture Fandom Inc. has acquired live events producer and merchandiser Creation Entertainment. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Michael Lembeck, best known for directing multiple episodes of TV's "Friends," is in final negotiations to helm Disney's bigscreen sequel to "The Santa Clause." As in the first installment, Tim Allen…