Elijah Wood has landed the coveted lead role of Frodo Baggins in New Line Cinema's adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings."
John Schlesinger will be feted by the Hollywood Film Festival with an award for his directing career.
The Asian Multimedia Forum (AMF), a group of the region's major telecommunications carriers and companies, is setting up an online mall to promote multimedia services in the area.
Charles Lyons has joined Daily Variety and Variety as a staff reporter, covering film, Editor-in-Chief Peter Bart announced. He will be based at the papers' Los Angeles office.
Canuck kids TV producer Cinar Corp. announced record results Wednesday for the second quarter and past six months in part due to strong growth in its expanding education division.
MEXICO Televisa is buying several Nickelodeon-brand animated series to program an early evening block. The broadcaster will soon announce an agreement to air four Nickelodeon shows weeknights from 6…
International TV veteran James McNamara has been tapped prexy and CEO of Telemundo, the Spanish-lingo web owned by Sony and Liberty Media.
Woodstock 99, to be held July 23-25 in Rome, N.Y., has partnered with the Independent Film Channel to present the Woodstock Film Festival at the music gathering as part of the 30th anniversary of the…
The U.K. government has called on British filmmakers to produce more movies for children, as part of a wider film education initiative.
E-tailing giant Amazon.com will announce today that it is allowing indie filmmakers to sell their videos through its Web site as part of its Advantage program, a move that has already proven…