Danish film producer Henrik Danstrup is not one to let a few good films go to his head. Having put the $1.6 million "Bleeder" in the can for an Aug. 6 outing in Denmark, Danstrup already is hunting…
Jeff Wachtel has exited his post as prexy of Alliance Atlantis TV Production as part of the post-merger executive shakeout at the Canadian film and TV concern.
CBS Cable announced plans Wednesday for launching a licensing line behind "WSL RollerJam," the updated version of roller derby that CBS weblet TNN began airing in mid-January.
Another nonprofit resident theater is facing extinction. According to a fundraising letter sent to 7,000 members of the Portland community, the Portland Stage Co., now in its 25th season, will be…
About a dozen studio, network and Internet industry reps sat at a table in the Roosevelt Room in the White House Wednesday planning Monday's summit on youth violence.
Peter Loehr is a man with a mission: change the face of moviemaking in China before Hollywood arrives. "I reckon I've got a four- or five-year window," says Loehr, an antsy 31-year-old New Yorker who…
Rupert Murdoch's Fox Entertainment Group announced its plans to become the majority investor in the National Geographic Channel, a joint venture between NBC and National Geographic Television (Daily…
DirecTV announced Wednesday that it has decided to follow rival satcaster EchoStar's lead and offer a programming package that includes a handful of local channels.
Rapidly expanding specialized distributor Lions Gate Releasing has tapped former Universal homevid exec Susann Nicholson for the newly created post of director of ancillary sales.
A jury has awarded Priscilla Presley $1.74 million in compensatory and punitive damages against a group of film producers and publicists who used her name to promote a proposed film.