Ending weeks of speculation, film and TV producer-distrib the Becker Group confirmed late Tuesday it had acquired the Dendy arthouse film exhibition and distribution group, this despite emphatic…
"The Hanging Garden," a feature film debut for Nova Scotia director Thom Fitzgerald, will open the Perspective Canada program Sept. 5 at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
President Clinton on Tuesday formally asked Congress to approve two international treaties designed to protect copyright-rich industries in an era when perfect digital copies can be made and…
Rob Gruen, who has been with Warner Bros.' retail business development for two years, has been upped to executive VP of worldwide marketing and retail business development.
Steve Bornstein, president and CEO of ESPN, has good news for Time Warner: ESPN will no longer stand in the way of TW's desire to schedule at least 90 Atlanta Braves games on TBS when the…
A batch of fledgling cable networks owned by the Walt Disney Co., Viacom Inc. and the sixth largest U.S. cable operator, Cablevision Systems Corp., could end up pushing their way onto Time Warner…
Only two days into Latin America's most important cable trade show, the Argentine Jornadas, programmer announcements were as hot as the sticky 90-degree weather in the capital.
A major casting change is taking place on Woody Allen's fall project. Drew Barrymore has withdrawn from playing one of the lead roles because of a scheduling conflict with "Cinderella," the Fox…
Largo Entertainment has upped Kathrine Bates to manager of acquisitions. Bates, who joined Largo in 1989, moves up from her story editor slot. * * * Scott Weinstein has been upped to development…
Touchstone Pictures won a hot little bidding war late last week to mount "Rushmore," a script by the "Bottle Rocket" team of Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson. The bidding started after New Line set the…
Caravan Pictures has promised to pick up Gail Parent's feature pitch "Breach of Promise" for a mid-six-figure pricetag, sources said Tuesday.