The independent distributor is dead. Long live the studio classics division.
French communications company Pathe stumped up the reported $62 million budget for Adrian Lyne's long-finished "Lolita." But it seems that even with that kind of money invested, the Gauls are nervous…
Fifteen-year-old Megalyn Echikunwoke will make her professional acting debut as the young female lead in the forthcoming four-hour ABC miniseries "Creature," based on the Peter Benchley novel "White…
Complete Sound Launch Complete Post celebrates its 20th anniversary with the grand opening this month of its stand-alone post-production house, Complete Sound. The building is being called the…
"You won't see any 'Bikini Beach' movies from us," declares Rick Leed, president of Wind Dancer Production Group in Burbank.
AMERICAN INTL. PICTURES Samuel Z. Arkoff: With his partner, James Nicholson, Arkoff founded AIP in 1954. Perhaps no one is better known as the progenitor of the indie action pictures and exploitation…
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Canada's federal broadcast regulator has opened the door to a host of foreign television services, mostly U.S., that may be used by cable operators, direct-to-home satellite TV companies and other…
A Minneapolis-based startup with the quirky name Cool Loon Movies simultaneously tackled production, sales and distribution in its first outing at the smallest available stand at this year's Cannes…
Former CBS Prods. president Andrew Hill has been hired as president of programming for K-III Communication Corp.'s Channel One Network, a provider of educational television to schools.
Responding to an eye-opening perf by its soundtrack, "Love Jones" will be re-released by New Line Cinema Aug. 8 on several hundred screens nationwide.