One film that effectively used sound to push buttons in 1998 was Steven Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan," which offered filmgoers the right audio to accompany its shocking visuals.
Barry Kemp, the creator of "Coach" and "Newhart," and Robin Schiff, the creator of "Almost Perfect" and the screenwriter behind "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion," are developing a half-hour…
Andrew J. Mandell has been tapped as exec VP for Universal Creative, the Universal Studios Recreation Group’s design and development wing. Mandell will be responsible for the division’s global…
A local consortium in the west of England has announced it is setting up Spring Studios, a complex for film and TV production.
Legal eagle Jeff Harleston has been tapped as senior veep of business and legal affairs of MCA Records.
Fox Family Channel is adding two live-action comedy series, "Big Wolf on Campus" and "Misguided Angels," and three Sunday-night telepics to its lineup. The announcement came Tuesday at Fox Family's…
Fifty years ago, special effects animators Willis O'Brien and Ray Harryhausen awed both the moviegoing public and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences with "Mighty Joe Young," a film about a…
Mike Tyson bombed at the pay-per-view box office Saturday, inducing only about 750,000 households to pony up the $45.95 tariff to watch Tyson knock out Francois Botha in the fifth round.
Teri Wagner has been upped to VP of strategic marketing and development for ABC Sports.
BSkyB has enlisted the services of Richard Attenborough to front its Millennium Movies poll, an extensive survey to determine the U.K.'s most popular films in the run up to 2000.
MGM has upped Andrew Bernstein and Eric Kops to national publicity veeps.