Universal Studios confirmed Wednesday that it was retaining Polygram Filmed Entertainment's international distribution (Daily Variety, Feb. 10), the strongest signal yet that the studio intends to…
Sarah Pettit, cofounder and former editor-in-chief of Out magazine, has been named arts and entertainment editor of Newsweek. Pettit replaces Cathleen McGuigan, who will continue as Newsweek's…
The Independent Feature Project/West's Screenwriter Conference will feature such scribes as Sherman Alexie, Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski, Jane Anderson, Takashi Buford, Larry Decter, Neil…
Japanese software company and direct-to-home satellite partner Softbank said on Wednesday that it plans to establish a rental system for Sky PerfecTV hardware within the next month.
The noose tightened around Polygram Films, Gramercy Pictures and a host of production companies Wednesday following Universal Studios' announcement that it would be retaining Polygram Filmed…
In a field long dominated by George Lucas' Industrial Light and Magic, Disney-owned DreamQuest Images and POP this year have a chance at Oscar gold.
Climbing aboard its first new project since forming last October, Destination Films has announced it will link with U.K.-based Gullane Pictures on a musical theatrical feature version of the hugely…
Columbia TriStar TV has inked a three-year, first-look deal with Paul Haggis, the Emmy Award-winning creator of "EZ Streets" and "Due South," whose drama pilot "Family Law" was picked up by CBS on…
One-time charges meant bigscreen film company Imax took it on the chin Wednesday when it reported its fourth-quarter and year-end results.
Following the defeat of a proposal to merge the Screen Actors Guild with the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists, members of AFTRA are being warned that dues increases -- postponed for…