Columbia University student Perry Lin is the grand prize winner of IFC2000, the first national student film competition sponsored by the Independent Feature Project and the Independent Film Channel.
In a milestone for the subscription TV biz, 4-year-old satcaster DirecTV is expected to announce today that it has hit the 4 million subscriber mark.
October Films has acquired French director Eric Rohmer's "Autumn Tale," which nabbed the best original screenplay award at the Venice Film Festival and is featured in the Toronto and New York fests.
In a move that is being billed as an industry first, a contingent of top music industry producers and artists have combined to form United Producers, a label that will develop a roster by signing and…
The initial Tuesday try for a firstrun "King of the Hill" on Fox has generated promising Nielsens, but premiering schedule mate "Costello," as expected, is having trouble fitting into that schedule.
After successfully slumming it in Beverly Hills, hot young thesp Natasha Lyonne has inked to star in New Line Cinema's coming-of-age comedy "Detroit Rock City."
What's the chance that a jury -- a Chicago jury -- will find that basketball great Michael Jordan reneged on a movie deal? That's one of the questions in a breach of contract case under way in Cook…
Endemol Entertainment has inked a deal with U.S. based distributor RWI Enterprises to handle sales of its product in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
To some members of the Writers Guild of America West, today's board elections could be the most momentous the union has held in a decade.
Computer software giant Oracle Corp. and power-workstation maker Silicon Graphics Inc. have teamed up in a marketing and development pact that will enable the companies to provide more advanced forms…