The 1999 Humanitas Prize, which recognizes humanizing achievements in writing for feature films and television, has opened its call for entries. The deadline for submission is April 15.
UPN has ordered a drama pilot called "The Strip" from Joel Silver ("Lethal Weapon," "Die Hard"), putting the netlet in business with Warner Bros. TV for the first time since its launch.
Three out of four members of chart-topping Brit girl band All Saints have signed to star in the Swinging '60s caper movie "Honest," to be directed by rock star Dave Stewart.
The stock of Internet portal Lycos jumped nearly 15% Tuesday as investors responded to the board resignation of CMGI CEO David Wetherell in protest of Lycos' proposed takeover by Barry Diller's USA…
NBC is reorganizing its West Coast publicity department and has upped Rebecca Marks to VP of NBC entertainment publicity, a post in charge of electronic and print publicity.
The Independent Feature Project and Japan's Fab Films will present eight American indie films in the first Independent Feature Film Market Showcase in Tokyo March 17-21.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Unifrance and the French Film Office will present their annual showcase, "Rendez-Vous With French Cinema Today," from March 12-21 at Gotham's Walter Reade Theater.
Warner Bros. has upped Dawn Taubin to the newly created position of executive vice president, domestic theatrical marketing, a move that acknowledges her broadened responsibilities at the motion…
Cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. became a business unit of AT&T Tuesday when the telco's $52 billion acquisition of TCI was completed.
Fox Animation Studios has acquired the feature film rights to Top Cow Prods.' bestselling comic book "Fathom."