Pam Coats has been upped from producer to senior veep of creative development at Walt Disney Feature Animation, making her the highest-ranked female in the studio's toon world.
With highlights sprawling from Sean Penn to Nigel Hawthorne, Czech Old Wave to Kazakh New Wave, and various points in between, the S.F. Intl. Film Festival announced its 42nd annual program Tuesday.
Despite MPAA topper Jack Valenti's best efforts at "popcorn diplomacy," China is still refusing to give U.S. studios greater access to the largest market in the world.
Go take on the daytime TV audience: Radio shrink Dr. Laura Schlessinger is close to inking a syndie talkshow deal with Paramount Domestic TV.
Spanish commercial web Tele Cinco has posted record consolidated profits before taxes of $106.9 million for 1998, 27% up on 1997.
Writer-director Cameron Crowe nearly has completed casting his untitled DreamWorks comedy, and leading his ensemble will be Kate Hudson in the role of a female groupie and Billy Crudup as the leader…
Barry Diller's deal to buy film assets from Seagram Co. inched closer Wednesday when the October Films board of directors finally approved sale of their company to the USA Networks mogul.
Sex on British TV is getting out of hand, the U.K.'s TV watchdog has concluded.
George Washington as a combination of Rambo and G.I. Joe is headed to A&E in Howard Fast's adaptation of his historical novel "The Crossing," starring Jeff Daniels.
NBC remained ahead of the evening news pack during the first three months of 1999, snagging a Nielsen victory in the key news demo of adults 25-54 for the 10th consecutive quarter.