Jeff Wachtel has exited his post as prexy of Alliance Atlantis TV Production as part of the post-merger executive shakeout at the Canadian film and TV concern.
The now 44-year-old Antonio Perez first caught Variety's attention during a fiesta for Pedro Almodovar's "Labyrinth of Passion" at the San Sebastian Film Festival way back in 1982.
CBS Cable announced plans Wednesday for launching a licensing line behind "WSL RollerJam," the updated version of roller derby that CBS weblet TNN began airing in mid-January.
Another nonprofit resident theater is facing extinction. According to a fundraising letter sent to 7,000 members of the Portland community, the Portland Stage Co., now in its 25th season, will be…
About a dozen studio, network and Internet industry reps sat at a table in the Roosevelt Room in the White House Wednesday planning Monday's summit on youth violence.
Rupert Murdoch's Fox Entertainment Group announced its plans to become the majority investor in the National Geographic Channel, a joint venture between NBC and National Geographic Television (Daily…
Being an independent producer is not a career for the security minded. Pouring blood, sweat and tears into projects that can -- and often do -- fall apart at the last moment is a high-stress job that…
DirecTV announced Wednesday that it has decided to follow rival satcaster EchoStar's lead and offer a programming package that includes a handful of local channels.
Rapidly expanding specialized distributor Lions Gate Releasing has tapped former Universal homevid exec Susann Nicholson for the newly created post of director of ancillary sales.
A jury has awarded Priscilla Presley $1.74 million in compensatory and punitive damages against a group of film producers and publicists who used her name to promote a proposed film.
Chaross Pictures, the insurance-backed film library formed by Peter Hoffman and Jay Firestone, has arranged North American distribution for seven of its pics via Lions Gate Films.