Ascent Entertainment Group has sold a controlling interest in Beacon Communications to a management consortium headed by Beacon chairman Armyan Bernstein and venture capitalist Kevin O'Donnell.
Veteran Oscar watchers say it's a foregone conclusion that John Williams will be nominated for "Saving Private Ryan" in the dramatic-score category and that the animated "Mulan," "A Bug's Life" and…
Ten to Watch, Directors - 1999
Telescene Film Group of Montreal has inked a deal with "Lethal Weapon" helmer Richard Donner to executive produce the TV project "Blackheart."
In a time when technology companies and Hollywood are becoming more closely linked, Microsoft Corp. chairman Bill Gates will be among the headliners at the ninth edition of "The Big Picture: The…
Pending votes in the impeachment trial of President Clinton in the U.S. Senate have forced Senate Commerce Committee chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) to cancel his speech at the ALTV-NATPE joint…
In the wake of "Titanic," as new movies use visual effects in different and unexpected ways, the industry is evaluating which style of effects company is best suited to meet the changing needs of the…
Peter Rice, the 20th Century Fox production exec who oversaw such pics as Baz Luhrmann's "Romeo + Juliet" and Danny Boyle's "A Life Less Ordinary," has been upped from senior VP to executive vice…
The Sci-Fi Channel is hoping to grab Madison Avenue's attention in 1999 with what it calls an "environmental study" of its audience, showing that the network gets high marks for viewers becoming more…
Amid the doldrums of January, the Great White Way managed to blow life into some of its shows, but not all.
Wireless telecom Pegaso will distribute GrupoVideovisa products and services via video rental stores.