It was D-Day revisited as "Saving Private Ryan" had triumphant victories in its first foreign sorties last week, while "Armageddon" rocketed past $200 million abroad and "Godzilla" took giant strides…
The shortage of studio space in New York will exacerbate with the closing of the CBS Broadcast Center next year. That's what Phil Dixson, senior VP and managing director, daytime programming…
Broadcasters and satcasters have reached an agreement they hope will avoid a scheduled Oct. 8 cutoff of network programming for a million satcasting subscribers.
Franchise Pictures has tapped exec Chris Davis to become its new president of international distribution and marketing. Davis moves to Franchise from Scanbox Intl., the Los Angeles-based…
At a brief shareholders meeting on Thursday, majority owner Moravia announced that it is selling a single share each to the two parties bidding to buy Barrandov.
Grappling with its third major exec departure in four weeks, Trimark Pictures announced Sunday that Dennis O'Connor was replacing Ray Price as the company's senior vice president, specialized…
Artisan Entertainment and Canal Plus have teamed up for one of the three bids to be lodged for Polygram Filmed Entertainment. As expected, the other two bidders were Carlton Communications and…
A slate of candidates that had sought to take command of the board of the Writers Guild of America West and return to showdown-style negotiating was resolutely defeated in guild elections late last…
Oops. After firing the entire Foundation Board of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival on Sept. 16, the city of Karlovy Vary and founding board partner Grand Hotel Pupp decided that, maybe, it didn't…
Touchstone TV has inked an exclusive three-year overall deal with film producer Robert Simonds ("The Wedding Singer").