The Second World War won big Monday when the Directors Guild of America announced its nominees for the 1998 outstanding directorial achievement in feature film.
Russia's beleaguered film industry, still in aftershock from last August's financial crisis, couldn't have hoped for a better New Year's present. New legislation signed Jan. 6 by president Boris…
Ryan Phillippe ("Playing by Heart") and Tony Award winners Alan Cumming ("Cabaret") and Anthony LaPaglia ("A View From a Bridge") have joined the cast of Doug McGrath and Peter Askin's "Company Man,"…
Paxson Communications Corp. has named former Valuevision G.M. Gregory Lerman to head up its new electronic commerce division.
FROM NATPEDigital must-carry is a must-have for broadcasters, top station execs told FCC commissioners and a key Clinton administration telecom policy adviser Monday during an ALTV panel sesh.
Sunday's NBC coverage of the Golden Globes has reinforced that kudocast's claim as one of the biggest awards shows of them all, surprisingly beating last year's breakthrough result with a preliminary…
Time Warner has been slapped with a A$49 million lawsuit by Oz video distribber Network Entertainment.
Creative Artists Agency fired a warning shot across the bow of Michael Ovitz's new Artists Management Group Monday, declaring it would no longer represent any client who signed with Ovitz.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and Internet navigator Yahoo! trumpeted a "major marketing relationship" Monday that will entwine the two media companies on cable, online, over the air and in chatrooms.
Theatrical production supplier Matthews Studio Equipment Group on Monday said it has inked an e-commerce pact with Internet retailer Amazon.com, which gives it referral fees for sending visitors of…
FROM NATPEForget Mip and Monte Carlo. NATPE is now the not-to-be-missed mecca for international TV execs. Some 2,500 foreign attendees -- 15% of the confab's total -- have rolled into New Orleans for…