The gloves are off between specialized film heavyweight Miramax Films, a unit of the Walt Disney Co., and its newly energized rival October Films, which is majority-owned by Universal Studios.
Robert Hersov has ankled as chief executive of Telepiu, the Italian pay TV company that is now controlled by France's Canal Plus.
The French government agency CDR's sale of the 1,000-title Epic film library is moving forward, CDR said Wednesday, as it disclosed the hiring of investment bank Furman Selz to handle the deal.
Bear Stearns hired Clifford Friedman, a senior VP at Universal Studios, to set up a new media and communications venture capital effort, the firm said Wednesday.
Arab-Americans and U.S. Catholics issued separate complaints Wednesday against the Walt Disney Co., claiming its movies and television shows depict negative stereotypes.
Signaling an expansion in its already hefty entertainment law department, legal powerhouse Christensen, Miller, Fink, Jacobs, Glaser, Weil & Shapiro has added attorney and vet business affairs exec…
One day after Warner Bros. TV named Steve Pearlman chief of drama development, sources say the studio's No. 2 drama exec, David Zucker, has resigned.
"Even gameshows are using Dolby Surround Sound these days," states Re-Recording mixer Robert Appere.
MGM announced on Wednesday the promotion of Tom Malanga, a 10-year vet of the television division, to the post of executive vice president for finance and strategic planning for the studio's…
Powerhouse French broadcaster TF1 is setting up a permanent office in L.A. to strengthen its ties with Hollywood in the film and TV businesses.
Indie TV producer Meryl C. Marshall has become the first woman in a decade to be elected president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.