The Los Angeles Independent Film Festival has not only received a new name, but a new face as well. Since the fest, now dubbed the Los Angeles Film Festival, changed hands in August landing in the…
Tori Spelling is close to landing a new TV address, this time at the Frog web. The WB is in advanced negotiations to pick up a put pilot starring Spelling and written by "Clueless" scribe Amy…
Brad Epstein, production prexy of Tribeca Prods. since 1997, has ankled the company.
Stephen Brown, president of German licensing company Intertainment's U.S. dependent, has been appointed to the Intertainment board.
Universal Focus will release the drama "The Long Run," which stars Oscar nominee Armin Mueller-Stahl ("Shine") and Paterson Joseph ("The Beach") and is directed by Jean Stewart. Title is slated for…
Richard Klubeck, formerly executive VP at Mel Gibson's Icon Prods., on Wednesday was named chief operating officer of Jersey Films.
Vivendi said on Wednesday that it does not intend to trade its interest in British sat broadcaster BSkyB for a long-term stake in parent News Corp.'s Sky Global. Vivendi, which agreed in October to…
The Wall Street Journal has folded six regional sections of the paper, including the "California Journal," a staple of Wednesday's California editions.
AOL Latin America launches pan-regional portal www.aolamericas.com on Tuesday, open to anyone with Internet access.
Two epic portraits of 19th century America -- Susan Sontag's "In America" and Nathaniel Philbrick's "In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex" -- won the National Book Awards for…
Citing adverse market conditions, Emmis Communications postponed plans to align its TV and radio stations in separate tracking stocks.