Three of the hottest shows in syndication -- Twentieth's "Divorce Court," Warner Bros.' "Queen Latifah" and Universal's "Blind Date" -- received strong boosts prior to NATPE with key upgrades from…
CANADA Bob Culbert, a CBC veteran of nearly 30 years, has been appointed commissioner of documentaries at CTV. Culbert, who left the CBC last fall, will oversee documentary programming for the…
Edmund M. Di Giulio and Takuo Miyagishima will be feted with the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Scientific and Technical Awards.
A grainy scarefest ("The Blair Witch Project") that has become, in ratio to original cost, the most profitable film ever. A hilarious and wounding satire of American life ("American Beauty") that…
Daily Variety has announced the addition of three reporters to its Los Angeles reporting staff.
Ken Lane, former VP of promotions for Arista, has been tapped senior VP of promotions for the Island Def Jam Music Group.
Columbia Pictures wants Sam Raimi to direct its big-budget adaptation of the Marvel Comics franchise “Spider-Man.” The emergence of Raimi over the past two weeks comes with a web of intrigue and…
Robin Williams will unleash original stand-up material exclusively online through spoken word Web site Audible Inc.
This year, several prominent pictures tread what has always been one of the finest filmic lines of demarcation: raising social and political awareness while avoiding the soapbox. Movies like Frank…
CAA has announced that communications and political consultant Wendy Smith will join the agency today as director of corporate communications.
Danny Boyle's "The Beach" is slated for a spot in the official Berlin Intl. Film Festival lineup (likely out of competition), with star Leonardo DiCaprio coming to Berlin during its Feb. 9-20 run.
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