Producer Mike Lobell ("Honeymoon in Vegas") is leaving Universal Pictures after four years to return to Castle Rock Entertainment in a multiyear first-look deal.
Maria Sanchez has been promoted to managing director, Europe, for Alliance Atlantis TV Distribution. Sanchez will be moving to London from the company's Los Angeles office to oversee European…
The head of CBC TV in Alberta has resigned, in part over radical cutbacks that are being considered by the public broadcaster.
The 16-month-old Film and Television Action Committee has named production designer Brent Swift to a one-year term as chairman, succeeding Jack De Govia. Swift had been treasurer. The organization…
Vincent Spano is out as the lead in "Freedom," the new UPN action series from Joel Silver's Silver Pictures and Warner Bros. Television.
In an effort to address the copyright infringement issues associated with Napster and other Internet file-sharing services, the Washington, D.C.-based Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) -- a think…
There's no place like Christie's East. Bidders at this month's Century of Hollywood sale in New York will bid on the famous red ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz" as well as…
A pair of New York consumers filed a federal class action suit last week claiming that the Big Five record groups' recently suspended Minimum Advertised Pricing (MAP) policies violated U.S. antitrust…
Beverly Thelander has been tapped executive VP and chief financial officer of Universal Television and Networks Group. She will report to division chairman Blair Westlake.
Looking for a big cash injection to became a major player in the worldwide film industry, France's top indie cinema group, Bac Majestic, is planning an initial public offering of up to 25% of its…
Showtime has greenlit production on the telepic "Varian's War: A Forgotten Hero," exec produced by Barbra Streisand. Script concerns Varian Fry, who rescued artists from Nazi persecution during WWII.