Australian media tycoon Kerry Packer is using his Midas touch to cash in on the Internet stock craze.
Less than a week after LBO firm Warburg Pincus confirmed it was putting the Mann Theatres circuit on the sale block, two more medium-sized, investment firm-owned chains face mounting financial…
Paul Miller and Stephen Pouliot will be the director and writer, respectively, for the half-hour telecast preceding the Academy Awards telecast.
USA Networks, which recently announced a longform development slate featuring eight new movies, has acquired the rights to the story of David Meriwether and his father for a new project entitled…
Film icon Sean Connery, currently starring in Miramax's ensemble pic "Playing by Heart," will receive the lifetime achievement award at ShoWest 1999.
Recording artist and radio station owner Stevie Wonder is expected at the FCC on Feb. 12, where he is set to testify on the importance of racial diversity among broadcast owners.
The winners in eight categories were announced at the conclusion of last week's Slamdance Film Festival in Park City. The one-time upstart alternative to Sundance has become a venue for first-time…
Columbia Pictures will delve into cross-dressing with a pic called "Hot," based on the true-life story of Hilton LaShawn Williams who toured the country billed as female R&B singer Shirley Murdoch in…
The world premiere of "Personals" and a screening of the acclaimed "Tattered Identity" from Belgium and the Congo will kick off the seventh Pan African Film and Art Festival Thursday.
Linda S. Middleton has been tapped senior VP of market research for Columbia Pictures Worldwide Marketing.