Cable web TV Land will televise the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' annual Creative Arts Awards -- the first time the event has been nationally televised -- on Sept. 11.
Fried Films has tapped Heather Courtney and Carolyn Ingber as creative executives for the Sony-based production company.
Paramount's and DreamWorks' "Saving Private Ryan" remained the nation's top-ranking film for a fourth consecutive weekend, despite incursions from four new wide releases.
Cutting short their sabbatical, "Anastasia" directors Don Bluth and Gary Goldman are expected to take the helm of Fox Animation Studios' next feature, "Planet Ice."
Bobbi Valentine Heller and Douglas M. Heller, partners in Zia Film Distribution LLC, have signed multiple long-term distribution agreements.
Milt Barlow, president/CEO of Roadshow Entertainment, one of the most prominent figures in the Australian homevideo and interactive media industries, has resigned.
Orlando Jones, a regular on the Saturday night Fox series "Mad TV," has inked to co-star in Barry Levinson's new pic, "Liberty Heights," for Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. is negotiating to make an adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel "A Tale of Two Cities" with Mel Gibson starring and Gregory Nava directing.
A Los-Angeles based corporation is making a $30 million commitment to the growing amusement park business in China.
Universal Pictures has trotted out a sum just shy of $1 million to acquire "Four Good Legs," the story of legendary racehorse Seabiscuit, for producers Gary Ross and Jane Sindell.
A former business manager of the Intl. Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 45, which represents about 1,700 television and radio technicians, was indicted Friday on charges of embezzling more…