Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is moving toward an outright sale of its book-publishing unit HarperCollins, Wall Street sources said, in the latest move by News Corp. to rehabilitate its image on Wall…
Crown Theatres of South Norwalk, Conn., plans to open a 14-screen multiplex in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Among the better-known institutions such as AFI, Sundance Institute, the various IFPs, NYU, USC and UCLA, the following lesser-known organizations offer a diverse selection of courses of interest to…
While 1996 was widely hailed as the year of the independent, so far, 1997 has offered distributors of specialized product little to cheer about.
The following banks and finance companies are active in making loans on a per-project basis for independent films.
"It is not a game," barks Douglas Scott, senior VP, sales and marketing, of Hollywood Stock Exchange. It is hard to argue with him. Although the Hollywood Stock Exchange started with the intention of…
The second annual Phlemmy Awards, an American Lung Assn.-sponsored fete, will pay dubious tribute to six Primetime Emmy nominees for airing episodes that glamorize tobacco use. Six other shows will…
“Ask Mr. Traffic” (produced in Los Angeles) Featuring Kenny Morse, this call-in show covers the rules of the road, as the host answers questions about driving and brings viewers up to speed on local…
MovieFone Inc. was awarded $22.7 million Wednesday in its damages suit against equipment manufacturer Pacer/Cats by a panel of the American Arbitration Assn.
Walt Disney has made a deal with Sting to compose songs for "Kingdom of the Sun," a new animated film project that will topline the voice of David Spade, sources said.
Though seemingly forever relegated to the bottom of the box-office spectrum and "niche-market" programming, the documentary arena is undergoing a transfusion of new blood.