Competition is slimmer this year at the Montreal World Film Festival, with the selection dipping to 19 pics from 24 last year, and with North American and big Hollywood pics keeping a low profile in…
The biggest fringe festival on the continent, known this year as "Bride of Frankenfringe," opens a 10-day run on Friday with 150 productions on 11 stages.
Determined to become a truly global distributor, Universal Pictures Intl. is plotting to establish outposts in Latin America and South Korea.
Screen Actors Guild president Richard Masur's rulings against efforts to renew an investigation into an internal election last fall were overturned Monday.
When you are a network that relies on pledge breaks and corporate sponsorship for survival, the money left over to promote programs and individuals for Emmy consideration can probably fit in Kermit…
Disney has snatched up a pitch tentatively titled "Area 99" from scribe Neil Tolkin.
Barry Diller's plan to localize the 11 stations in his USA Broadcasting group continues to move forward, with Dallas station KHSX the next outlet skedded to be transformed.
Lin Television and 21st Century Group are teaming up to launch Banks Broadcasting, which will focus on acquiring television stations in medium and small markets.
German telecommunications giant and main cable provider Deutsche Telekom has extended its deadline for offers to buy its lucrative cable networks from Friday to Aug. 20.
NBC said Monday that three of its Web sites, Snap.com, NBC.com, and NBC Interactive Neighborhood, signed deals with Net2Phone Inc. to distribute and market Internet telephony services.