Warner Bros. and Canal Plus announced Monday a five-year co-financing pact to produce and distribute four to six mainstream motion pictures per year through a newly-created film company that will be…
Steven Murphy, former prexy of Angel Records/EMI Classics (U.S.) and Guardian Records, has joined the Walt Disney Co. as senior VP of Buena Vista Publishing.
Final ballots to determine the Screen Actors Guild's best performances for 1997 are being mailed this week to the union's 90,000 members around the country, with winners to be announced March 8 at…
A memorial service for Gary Nardino, former head of television production at Paramount and Orion, will take place Wednesday on the Paramount lot.
Dominic Richard Palmieri Jr., a retired cinematographer who lensed the TV series "MASH" for nearly a decade, died Feb. 2 of cancer at his home in central Florida. He was 58.
Producer Robert Kosberg has inked a two-year deal with Merv Griffin Prods. that gives Griffin exclusive rights to Kosberg's TV projects as well as a first-look at his feature development slate…
Pearson, the British media group, has sold its 6.3% stake in Societe Europeene des Satellites, owner of the Astra satellite system, for £160 million ($262 million).
Everybody says they're astonished to receive a nomination, but perhaps none was as shocked as director Spike Lee, whose "4 Little Girls" was a nominee for documentary. "I'm surprised because me and…
The Senate Commerce Committee will be taking a close look at Internet pornography today at a hearing slated to feature a video demonstration of the ease with which a child can access adult-oriented…
LONDON — Polygram Filmed Entertainment has hired Filippo Roviglioni to launch its Italian distribution company, which will open for business March 1. Roviglioni, who has 25 years of experience in the…
"Show me the monster!" That was the refrain at the 1998 American Intl. Toy Fair, which opened Monday and runs through Feb. 16. Although the advance troops for Sony's "Godzilla" were ubiquitous at the…