Revenues and profits increased substantially at Endemol Entertainment in the fiscal year 1996-97, a year in which the Dutch-based company went public and began expanding its entertainment interests…
After pulverizing national box office records last Christmas with Leonardo Pieraccioni's "The Cyclone," the Cecchi Gori Group now is aiming to repeat that success with the widest release ever…
Sister producers Suzanne & Jennifer Todd have formed production banner Team Todd and have inked a two-year, first-look production deal with New Line Cinema.
The complaints from TV composers cover a lot of familiar territory: They want more time to score scenes; larger budgets to afford more orchestrations; and lengthier main themes. "Even Andy Griffith…
Rupert Murdoch's Oz cabler Foxtel is poised for a vicious lawsuit with Australia's antitrust watchdog as hopes fade for a smooth passage of its A$650 million ($481 million) merger with embattled…
The Writers Guild of America West has sent members ballots for its secretary-treasurer runoff between Michael Halperin and Michael Mahern. The election will conclude on Oct. 30.
After writing checks totaling $83.4 million to the U.S. Treasury, CD Radio Inc. has been cleared by the Federal Communications Commission to launch a new satellite-delivered nationwide radio service.
There's a current fascination with all things '70s --- fashion, movies, music --- especially music.
Everybody complains about the Emmys. It's become a favorite Hollywood pastime, especially in August and September while the voting is taking place and the statues are awarded.
Warner Bros. Records Inc., the parent of the Warner Bros. and Reprise labels, has named former Virgin Records U.S. prexy/CEO Phil Quartararo to the new post of president.
When thinking of George Lucas and his famed Skywalker Ranch, film scoring is not the first thing that comes to mind. Instead, "Star Wars" images, Industrial Light & Magic and big special effects pop…