In the latest effort to streamline its global marketing and distribution operations, the Walt Disney Co. announced over the weekend that Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group chairman Richard Cook has…
Ken Loach's working-class drama "My Name Is Joe" topped the audience-voted awards at the 46th Sydney Film Festival last week.
John Leguizamo has signed to re-team with director Baz Luhrmann on Fox's "Moulin Rouge." The two previously worked together in "Romeo + Juliet."
Federal rules designed to improve the quantity and quality of children's programming are paying off, at least modestly, according to a series of reports released by a group of researchers who have…
The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television presented six student screenwriting awards June 22.
Cablevision Systems is close to reaching a deal to buy the New York Mets for $400 million-$500 million. The Long Island-based cabler has been interested in buying the Mets since Cablevision's…
The increasingly wacky story of Garry Shandling's conflict-of-interest case against his former manager Brad Grey developed -- and quickly lost -- a subplot on Friday.
OpenTV has tapped Thomas Jackson senior veep of sales while Clay Conrad has been named the company's veep of affiliate services. OpenTV makes interactive TV software for digital satcasters.
Animation house Pacific Data Images ("Antz") is turning its commercials division into a full-fledged digital and live-action production studio. Jennifer Thomas has been tapped to head the operation…
Betty Hudson has been tapped as senior VP of corporate communications for iVillage. In her new post, she will be responsible for brand development, investor relations, employee communications and…