Joan Bakewell has been appointed chair of the British Film Institute, succeeding vet helmer Alan Parker, who is heading the U.K.'s new Film Council.
Silverlight Entertainment has inked a deal with Warner Bros. Television to develop Latino-themed projects targeted at a mainstream aud.
Disney on Wednesday said it has upped Michael Dean and Peter Seymour to the posts of veep, strategic planning, with Dean overseeing broadcasting and studio operations and Seymour the Internet side.
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European Union Culture and Education Commissioner Viviane Reding has been put on the defensive after publicly suggesting that TV quotas may not be the best way of supporting the European audiovisual…
Showtime will tape the final performance of the celebrated Broadway production of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," with Brian Dennehy as Willy Loman, for cablecasting early next year.
With Buena Vista Film Sales no longer financing Destination Films' "The Wedding Planner," Pacifica Entertainment has stepped in to bankroll the film -- estimated to have a $35 million budget -- while…
Shares of Universal Studios parent Seagram Co. rebounded 12% on Wednesday on news that the entertainment and beverage giant would release its first quarter earnings six days earlier than planned and…
Ase Kleveland, former Norway culture minister, has been appointed managing director of the Swedish Film Institute.
In a press conference at Radio City Music Hall on Wednesday, Liza Minnelli announced that her new show, "Minnelli on Minnelli," will celebrate all 10 film musicals directed by her father, Vincente…
The brat pack has its newest millionaire: Ryan Phillippe has inked to star in the MGM thriller "Anti-Trust," at a pricetag of $1 million.
Television broadcaster Chris-Craft Industries posted a nearly 50% drop in third-quarter profits of $7.8 million Wednesday, hammered mostly by higher startup losses at struggling UPN.