For the first edition in his four-year term as director of the Venice Intl. Film Festival, neophyte event chief Alberto Barbera has assembled a program that's light on major studio features and…
Gallic major Gaumont has announced revenues of $123 million for the first half of 1999, a 24% drop compared with the same period in 1998, as profits declined 51% to $3.9 million.
Riding high on its 8% market share thanks to topselling discs by the Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears, Zomba Music is also relishing the potency of active film and TV music arms to go along with…
NBC's West Coast topper Scott Sassa addressed the controversy over diversity on a personal level Thursday, forcefully telling of his anger at the way TV portrayed Asians when he was a child.
The contrasting fortunes of Mexico's top media players were clearly reflecting in their second-quarter results, as Televisa reported a record cash flow margin of 23.8% while TV Azteca saw most…
Lochlyn Munro, Jonathan Abrahams and Cheri Oteri have joined the cast of Dimension Films' ensemble comedy "Scream If You Know What I Did Last Halloween."
Shelly Harper has been named executive producer of WNBC’s “Today in New York”. In her new post, Harper will oversee the day-to-day operations and production of the newscast. Harper joined “Today in…
"Extraordinary Visitor" scored a double victory Thursday as winners were announced for the second annual Dances With Films fest, aka the Festival of the Unknowns.
CBS execs have decided to launch the Eye's new family drama "Judging Amy" in the prime post- "60 Minutes" timeslot that "Touched by an Angel" normally fills.
The latest coup for the "The Blair Witch Project" comes courtesy of Rupert Murdoch, whose FX cable net has landed the first broadcast window for a price that could reach a staggering $10 million.
Universal Pictures has finalized a deal with Stephen Sommers to write and direct a sequel to "The Mummy."