Just how different is it to make movies in the 1990s vs., say, the 1970s? The question made for lively debate here Friday afternoon during a U.S. Comedy Arts Festival seminar entitled "From the '70s…
The C$409 million (U.S. $268 million) agreement that will see CTV Inc. pick up 68% of Canadian specialty-channel powerhouse NetStar Communications closed in trust Friday.
Dolby Laboratories' Digital-Surround EX theatrical sound system, which debuts May 21 with the release of "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace," is on target to become the most quickly adopted…
The new action series "Sons of Thunder" has rolled onto the CBS Saturday schedule with a flash of promise, topping all "Walker, Texas Ranger" adults 18-49 results in that 10-11 p.m. slot since Jan. 9.
Fox has picked up a Greenblatt Janollari Studio comedy pilot created by Carol Leifer and a Touchstone TV comedy pilot starring Jim Breuer ("Saturday Night Live").
Rookies "Patch Adams," "Shakespeare in Love" and "The Thin Red Line," plus hearty holdovers "A Bug's Life" and "You've Got Mail," powered the foreign B.O. last week -- but some exhibs weren't happy.
For once, teenagers took a back seat and gave their parents a chance to drive the weekend box office as Warner Bros.' grown-up Mafia comedy "Analyze This" muscled into the marketplace with an…
Entertainment marketing exec Al Newman has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Motion Picture & Television Fund. The announcement was made by Roger L. Mayer, chairman of the MPTF board, and…
Erick Zonca's debut pic "La Vie Revee des Anges" (The Dreamlife of Angels) added to its growing tally of prizes Saturday as it was named best film at the 24th edition of the French Cesar awards -…
Negotiations in Spain to create a single digital platform appear to have broken down -- at least for the foreseeable future.
Although Steven Spielberg reigned supreme over the Directors Guild on Saturday night as winner of the best feature film director award for "Saving Private Ryan," the other nominated helmers got their…