Hachette Filipacchi Magazines CEO David Pecker quit the giant Tuesday to join forces with former deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman's Wall Street firm in the $767 million acquisition of National…
Mark Shivas, the former head of BBC Films, has crossed the great divide by signing a first-look deal with Film Four Ltd., the movie arm of rival pubcaster Channel 4.
Actor Alec Baldwin ("Glengarry Glen Ross") and director Terry Gilliam ("Brazil") have signed with United Talent Agency.
Producers Gregory Mosher and Arielle Tepper have reunited to bring a new play with music based on James Joyce's "The Dead" to Broadway. Patti LuPone is in negotiations to star.
Newly installed Warner Bros. TV president Peter Roth has inked his first overall deal, an exclusive four-year pact worth about $16 million for "Will & Grace" co-creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick.
In a move that creates one of the largest Avid rental and support firms, Four Media Co. said Tuesday it has merged the non-linear divisions of indie rivals Video Symphony and Encore Nonlinear Group…
Paramount and 20th Century Fox led the charge as the Publicists Guild of America unveiled nominees for the annual showmanship awards, honoring excellence in film and TV marketing campaigns. Winners…
ABC tests NBC’s Thursday comedies ABC may be flirting with a challenge to NBC’s Thursday comedy powerhouse. It’s too soon to tell whether the network really is gearing up for a bold move this fall…
Prince of U.K. pop Robbie Williams made off with three statues at the Brit Awards Tuesday night at the London Arena.
WCBS has snagged the broadcast rights to preseason New York Jets games from WPIX, firming up the Eye flagship's association with the AFC champs.
Long-time Buena Vista Imaging visual f/x supervisor Mark Dornfeld has formed Custom Film Effects to specialize in optical printing and CGI work.