Tim Swift, a veteran producer of live events for Merv Griffin Prods., Smith-Hemion and Cossette Prods., has signed on as prexy and co-CEO of TV on the Web, a Virginia-based outfit that handles…
The lethal outburst of two Colorado high school students that resulted in the deaths of 15 people has renewed criticism of the entertainment industry with at least one member of Congress calling for…
The documentary short category of the Academy Awards is once again on death row and awaiting a reprieve from the governors.
Connie Tavel has hired Giant Step founder Todd Berger as a partner in her Tavel Entertainment management company, where Berger will run the TV and motion picture literary departments.
Silent film star Mary Pickford will be the subject of a photo exhibition at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, opening May 22.
THERE WAS SOMETHING downright eerie last week about the interplay between the media and the blank-eyed kids in Littleton, Colo. Eager to escape the grim repetitiveness of Kosovo, the avid anchors…
With the winning bidder for the Mann Theatre chain expected to be announced in the next few days, former Mann topper Jeff Lewine has emerged as a serious contender to take back the reins of the…
Warner Bros.' 4-week-old sci-fi actioner "The Matrix" found itself back on top over the weekend, collecting an estimated $12.9 million, off just 21% from the previous frame.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has relocated its legal and financial operations to Toronto, replaced its chief financial officer and accepted the resignation of another exec VP.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is expected to sign today a preliminary agreement to acquire a 30% stake in Italy's beleaguered digital pay TV company Stream, currently controlled by Italy's telco…
Bill Todman Jr. has inked a first-look film and TV production pact with 20th Century Fox-based Kopelson Entertainment. The pact marks the first time producers Arnold and Anne Kopelson have supported…