A battle between media giants Time Warner Cable and Fox/Liberty/Cablevision Systems will deprive 1.1 million New York City cable subscribers of 12 of the remaining games of the New York Mets' 1997…
Joanna Colbert, who aided in the casting of "Interview With the Vampire," among other pics, has been upped to VP of creative casting for Universal Pictures.
Miramax's No. 1-ranked "Cop Land" collared $13.5 million in its opening weekend and helped the top 60 films book a $86.7 million total.
Specialized distribbery Cinepix Film Properties has formed a new genre division, Avalanche Releasing, to handle its non-arthouse fare and service deals.
"The Full Monty" (Fox Searchlight) stripped to $30,616 at the Landmark NuWilshire and $29,371 at the Laemmle Sunset 5.
The Carsey-Werner Co. has promoted Courtney B. Conte to the newly created position of executive vice president of production.
Santa Monica-based indie distributor Strand Releasing has picked up the U.S. rights to "Office Killer," the directorial debut of photographer Cindy Sherman that was originally scheduled for release…
President Clinton announced Friday the launch of the White House Millennium Project, a two-year effort at showcasing America's history in science, scholarship and culture.
In the latest sign that merger activity in the exhibition industry is heating up, United Artists Theatre Group is expected to announce as early as today that it is reviewing its "strategic…
Following the recent departure of Miramax execs John Logigian and Scott Greenstein, the indie powerhouse has reorganized its business and legal affairs department under its new head, Neil Sacker, who…
Overseas Film Group reported a $1.2 million net loss equal to 21¢ a share in the second quarter following writedowns on its films "The Designated Mourner," "johns" and "Jerusalem."