"Strictly Ballroom" and "Children of the Revolution" producer Tristram Miall has pacted with Beyond Intl. to develop feature films that Beyond will market globally.
Tom Kennedy has been elected president of Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters for the 1997-98 season.
Viacom's Canadian exhibitor Famous Players Ltd. finally broke ground Wednesday for its future flagship megaplex in Toronto after the development cleared regulatory hurdles at City Hall.
Bruce Ramer, one of Hollywood's leading attorneys, has been tapped by Gov. Pete Wilson to join the California Economic Strategy Panel.
Final figures Tuesday confirmed a final summer '97 tally of $2.23 billion, exceeding the prior seasonal record set last year by a modest 2%. Also in line with Variety projections, admissions dipped…
Exports of French television programming rose 14.3% to 494 million francs ($82 million) last year, according to figures released by TV France Intl., the umbrella group that reps around 95% of…
A tribute here to slain anti-apartheid crusader Steve Biko is getting an injection of showbiz.
Carmike Cinemas Inc.'s stock plunged 10% Wednesday after the exhib warned that its third-quarter earnings would be lower than Wall Street expects "due to weakness" in the quarter's film product.
Italy pubcaster RAI said it will invest $60 million in Italian- and European-produced films overall in 1997 and 1998.
inergi Pictures Entertainment Inc. is expected today to announce final details of its liquidation, including the terms of chairman Andrew Vajna's offer price for the outstanding public stock.
Sam Haskell, head of West Coast TV operations for William Morris Agency, has been elected to a one-year term as president of the Hollywood Radio & Television Society.