Cowboy Booking Intl. will release the debut features of two helmers -- Ziad Doueiri's "West Beirut" and Tanya Wexler's "Finding North."
Already unpopular with Australian creatives for slashing film funding and tightening censorship, the conservative federal government is fuming at the censor's decision to allow a theatrical release…
The Itsy Bitsy Entertainment Co. has inked a five-picture deal with producer Brad Krevoy of Motion Picture Corp. of America to make family-genre films under the umbrella of Lovely Lollipop Prods.
UNITED KINGDOM The Arts Council of England has awarded £2 million ($3.2 million) to co-finance “Night of the Creatures,” the second pic from U.K. lottery franchise DNA Films. The $6.4 million project…
With the Oscars just a week away, the battle cries are getting louder. "Saving Private Ryan" charged through Saturday night's 49th annual American Cinema Editors awards, bagging top nods for best…
Gist TV, the online TV listings guide that competes head-to-head with TV Guide Online, will launch Documall.com, an e-commerce site selling documentary films, and TV Favorites.com, a web site devoted…
Underscoring the Web's arrival at Cannes, Global Media Corporation, the online e-commerce company, has announced itself as the first Internet exhibitor at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Terry Curtin, former publicity exec for Disney's Buena Vista Pictures Marketing, has moved across the Valley to join Universal Pictures as exec VP of publicity.
Hank Caldwell, former prexy of Death Row Records, has been tapped VP and general manager of urban music at Platinum Entertainment.
The Big Four broadcast webs have won a round in the battle to protect the regional program exclusivity rights of their O&O and affiliate stations.