Gotham TV producer Broadcast News Networks has been signed by Court TV to produce episodes of "Crime Stories," the cable web's new one-hour series.
An unfinished work from director Akira Kurosawa will be made by his production company next spring.
Miramax Distribution will host ShoWest '99's final luncheon March 11.
WNBC has snatched away another major Gotham event from WPIX, locking up exclusive broadcast rights to the annual New York City Marathon through 2003.
Joseph Vilsmaier's "The Harmonists" will kick off the eighth annual New York Jewish Film Festival, which runs Jan. 17-27 at the Walter Reade Theater.
Visual f/x studio Digital Domain has been chosen as the beta test site for a new laser film recorder from leading German motion picture camera company ARRI, which promises to become the standard used…
In her first move since becoming acting president of E! Entertainment, Fran Shea promoted David Cassaro and Mark Feldman to the executive VP level.
Standup comic and small-town Maine cop Juston McKinney has inked a development deal to create a half-hour comedy for Warner Bros. TV. CBS has ordered a script and may pick up the pilot for the fall…
A Japanese Post and Telecommunications panel set up to consider TV programming said the nation does not need a V-chip system to screen out programming inappropriate for children.
The Broadcast Film Critics Assn. has chosen Steven Spielberg ("Saving Private Ryan") as best director, Ian McKellen ("Gods and Monsters" and "Apt Pupil") as best actor and Cate Blanchett…