"Wit" was the big winner at the 1999 Lucille Lortel Awards, which honor achievement in Off Broadway theater.
UPN has named former Fox exec Geoff Calnan executive vice president of marketing, replacing Robert Rene, who is leaving the network with almost two years left on his contract.
United Intl. Pictures is reorganizing its operation in the Asia/Pacific region, giving Steve Ashmore wider responsibilities and relocating his office from Singapore to Sydney.
The Independent Feature Project has announced the lineup of industryites slated to participate in its eighth annual From Script to Screen conference in Gotham this weekend.
With the Kosovo conflict continuing to rage, Fox News Channel has tapped former secretary of state Gen. Alexander Haig Jr. to serve as an on-air commentator and senior international affairs adviser.
Miriam Claire Beezy has been named a partner at Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp, ankling her post as senior trademark counsel for the Walt Disney Co. While at Disney, Beezy helmed all trademark matters…
The Oscar aura is still paying off overseas, helping to hoist "Shakespeare in Love's" foreign cume to $106.8 million through Monday, while the total for the reborn "Life Is Beautiful" vaulted to…
Gen Art, the Gotham-based film festival that features the New York premieres of indie films that have screened at other festivals such as Sundance, has announced its slate for its fourth annual…
The confirmed sale of a major stake in Televisa by two controlling shareholders is opening the door for an overseas or U.S. player to buy into Mexico's media giant.
TBS has commissioned Avenue Pictures to produce "Thrill Seekers," an original movie dealing with time travel, for cablecasting on the network in October 1999.
Speculation is rife that Cable & Wireless Communications and Telewest -- the two biggest of the U.K.'s three remaining cable operators -- are preparing to merge.