If the small musical seems to be a contradiction in terms, several producers who do not have the $15 million bankroll of Disney (read "Aida") are willing to bet otherwise.
Sixty-five independent producers will converge with buyers, sales agents and financiers from around the world in San Francisco today to kick off the seventh annual Intl. Film Financing Conference.
The sixth annual Slamdance Film Festival has selected "South of Heaven, West of Hell," Dwight Yoakam's directorial debut, as its closing night film.
Universal Studios has committed to street-car racing project "Racer X," starring Paul Walker ("She's All That," "Varsity Blues," for probable release in the first half of 2001.
After much speculation about what he would do next, Al Roker has renewed his contract as weatherman and reporter for the top-rated morning show "Today," NBC confirmed Wednesday.
A construction worker was crushed to death Tuesday morning at the site of the new Oscar theater at Highland Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard.
Gilles Meunier, veteran sales and acquisition exec who has worked for Fox, TF1 and Canal Plus, has set up his own production and sales company, Paris Pictures.
Veteran ICM agent Paul Haas, who just nine months ago was upped to head of TV packaging, is ankling the tenpercentery.
The National Assn. of Broadcasters pushed NBC one step closer toward the door Tuesday when the broadcast station trade org refused to support an increase in the number of stations a company may own.
Gotham-based producer John Lyons ("Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me") will team up with playwright turned screenwriter Douglas Carter Beane ("To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar")…
Satcaster Sky Multi-Country Partners has tapped Vicente Diego as its new CEO, ending a six-month search.
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