A row is brewing between the BBC and Worldwide Television News, the international news agency controlled by U.S. web ABC, about the way the British pubcaster's coverage of Princess Diana's funeral is…
Representatives from the U.S. film industry and France's rights collection agency Sacem have agreed to continue the Franco American Fund for Cinema and Television, set up last year to help young…
Tyke Caravelli and Ann Ramer wrote the original screenplay for Apex Films’ “Trance,” from a concept by Caravelli and Tane McClure. Gary Orona will direct. The Aug. 29 story was incorrect. * * *…
The first project to come out of the newly formed Singer-White Entertainment will be "Flying Blind," a USA Network telepic starring Claudia Christian, who recently ankled the syndie sci-fi series…
Tensions between the European and American film industries were very much in evidence Thursday at a conference at the Hotel des Bains, sponsored by Italian TV net RAI.
Sony Corp. and a group of five other companies announced Thursday the specifications for a rewritable optical disc, which is designed to offer greater compatibility and memory than a rewritable…
In recognition of their efforts in advancing opportunities for women and minorities, Bruce Paltrow, John Wells and Christopher Chulack will receive the inaugural DGA Diversity Award, the Directors…
At least four shareholders in Lin Television have filed lawsuits to block the station group's planned $1.7 billion merger with a subsidiary of investment firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Inc.
The Television Bureau of Advertising Thursday projected the TV industry will see 6% to 8% ad-sales growth in 1998, spurred by the Winter Olympics and midterm election spending.
For acquisition execs heading to the Toronto Film Festival this week, one of the hottest tickets is Saturday's midnight screening of "Orgazmo."
Princess Diana's funeral Saturday is spoiling plans for the kidvid season's launch. ABC will postpone debuts of its Saturday morning cartoon slate by a week, to Sept. 13, after plans for news…