African-American and ethnic female performers made solid gains in landing TV and film roles last year, according to a report released Thursday by the Screen Actors Guild.
Darcie Denkert has been upped to senior executive vice president, business affairs at MGM. Her title was wrong in Thursday’s story. * * * Carsey-Werner Co. exec Dirk W. van de Bunt’s name was…
The Walt Disney Co. is getting back to nature, with plans to produce four new wildlife docus to be distributed as specials in syndication by Buena Vista TV.
The Miami Film Festival marks its 15th anniversary in 1998, with South Beach denizen Sylvester Stallone once again serving as the fest's honorary international chairman.
AFMA members elected foreign sales veteran William Shields chairman in a closely contested race, the org announced Thursday following its annual meeting.
Disney-owned KLOS-FM is expected to announce Saturday that it is hiring several legendary FM album-rock radio personalities to add to its lineup, likely including former station morning man Frazer…
The Sundance Institute and the Producers Club of Maryland have created a fellowship to help directors from the Sundance labs bring their projects to the bigscreen. The annual $10,000 fellowship will…
Sony Music is expected to announce today that 550 Records prexy Polly Anthony will add the title of president of Epic Records to her already impressive resume. Anthony had inked a new multi-year…
On the heels of Chriss Williams' $10,000 directors prize Wednesday in the inaugural Gordon Parks Independent Film Awards, acquisitions execs were taking a serious look at his feature "Asbury Park,"…
Coverage of the death of Princess Diana drove syndicated magazine strips to their highest ratings in months for the Labor Day holiday week ending Sept. 7, according to Nielsen's latest syndie ratings…
A rally in Liberty Media's stock price forced the cable programmer Thursday to raise the price it is offering in a stock buyback offer to a total cost of $450 million.