Canbras, a Brazilian pay TV operator backed by Bell Canada, has spent $18 million on four cable systems -- and has upset industry regulators.
"Happiness" is a big box office opener. After wildly successful screenings at the New York Film Festival on Friday and Saturday, Todd Solondz's controversial comedy enjoyed a felicitous theatrical…
Following its sweet success at other recent fests, Roberto Benigni's "Life Is Beautiful" took the top popular prize at this year's Vancouver Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday after 17 days of…
"Nothing Men," a romantic comedy screenplay about a young man's trip home to collect his family inheritance, has received the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival's first Production Grant prize.
Daniel Vila, head of media conglom Grupo Uno, is looking to offload a 40% stake in the company, which includes Argentina's third-largest cable operator.
Cynthia Parsons McDaniel, Gotham-based VP of publicity for Gramercy Pictures since 1997, will become special projects editor for InStyle, the Time Inc. celebrity lifestyle magazine.
Disney's "Mulan" racked up 10 nominations in the upcoming Annie Awards, established by the Intl. Animated Film Society, known also as ASIFA-Hollywood.
Local product and a distinctive local style dominated the first Eurasia film fest, which wrapped in the Kazakh capital of Almata on Oct. 10.
Animation and f/x veteran Edward Kummer, who's served as vice president of digital operations at visual-effects house Digital Domain for the past 14 months, will be ankling to join startup medical…
The House of Representatives approved landmark legislation Monday updating copyright law for the digital age, sending the bill to the White House where President Clinton is expected to sign it into…