Former Paramount studio publicist James Arnold has joined Dolby Laboratories as director of public relations. Arnold is responsible for developing and executing PR strategies for the audio equipment…
NBC will launch its first video-based Web site, VideoSeeker, on Wednesday.
Just how hot is Leonardo DiCaprio overseas? Exhibs were trying in vain last week to remember the last time a star had two films in the No. 1 and 2 spots in a raft of territories.
Barry Diller has created a co-presidency at USA Networks, elevating Stephen Brenner from his post as executive VP and chief operating officer, and hiring Stephen Chao, who worked with Diller at Fox…
Gotham's hometown newsman Tony Guida has bagged an anchor-correspondent post with CNNfn.
Peter Roth, president of the Fox Entertainment Group, has been appointed to serve a one-year term on the executive committee of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS).
Investors are retreating from the theater exhibition sector on Wall Street, anxious about the costs of exhibs' circuit rebuilding programs.
The Hollywood building that once housed Ed Wood's Casual Co. theater troupe and a bar that was purportedly frequented by Wyatt Earp is slated for the wrecking ball.
Tele-Communications Inc. subsidiary TCI Communications announced plans Friday to go global with a debt offering, while adding 255,000 Chicago-area cable customers and lightening its Mid-Atlantic load…
Balsmeyer & Everett, a Gotham-based visual effects and title design house that has contributed f/x shots for such recent pics as "Everyone Says I Love You" and "The Ice Storm," has opened a…
Veteran filmmaker Ron Howard has been chosen to receive the Society of Operating Cameramen's (SOC) 1998 Board of Governors' Award. The presentation will be made at the 10th annual SOC Lifetime…