Several leading U.K.-based film sales agents have banded together to launch Film Export U.K., a trade body to promote the export of British films.
Canada's Telescene has pacted with Fremantle Corp. for exclusive distribution of two family comedy series.
Director Evan Yionoulis has been named chair of the Yale School of Drama's acting department and a resident director at Yale Repertory Theater.
Magic Johnson is adding record mogul to his lengthy resume with the formation of Magic's 32 Records.
John Hurt, Philip Baker Hall, Elias Koteas, Leslie Stefanson, John Diehl and W. Earl Brown have joined the cast of New Line Cinema's "Lost Souls."
Discovery Networks, Intl. has finally cracked France, practically the last major European market where the Discovery logo hasn't been in evidence.
National Geographic Television said it will launch a specialized programming group to create programming for the National Geographic Channels Worldwide.
When the dust cleared Monday, DreamWorks' "Antz" was still the king (or queen) of the weekend anthill -- and by an even wider margin than originally projected.
Touchstone TV has inked an exclusive overall deal with 19-year-old writer and actress Riley Weston.
The battle of the Canadian exhibitors, already fierce, is heating up.