Pietro Ventani has been tapped VP of sales for Columbia TriStar Intl. TV (CTIT) and will spearhead the studio's sales efforts throughout Asia.
It's about to become three's company for dot-com ventures providing online tools to the film biz. Readying to compete with iFilmpro.com and Creative Planet, new venture WebEI plans to bow at the end…
In a big step forward, RealNetworks will today launch the Real Entertainment Center, a suite of software that will provide users free, all-in-one streaming download capabilities for both audio and…
Publicity firm PMK has upped publicists Jennifer Allen, Tracy Mosh Shaffer, Cindi Berger and Robert Garlock to vice presidents and has brought back Joy Kopaloff as account executive in the praisery's…
With Blockbuster bowing out as the Fort Lauderdale Intl. Film Festival's title sponsor, the Fathom Motion Picture Co. has become the fest's primary financial backer.
Who wants to be an Emmy winner? ABC's "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" took home its first Emmy award on Friday night at the 27th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, winning for best gameshow.
Producer Mike Lobell ("Honeymoon in Vegas") is leaving Universal Pictures after four years to return to Castle Rock Entertainment in a multiyear first-look deal.
Maria Sanchez has been promoted to managing director, Europe, for Alliance Atlantis TV Distribution. Sanchez will be moving to London from the company's Los Angeles office to oversee European…
The head of CBC TV in Alberta has resigned, in part over radical cutbacks that are being considered by the public broadcaster.
The 16-month-old Film and Television Action Committee has named production designer Brent Swift to a one-year term as chairman, succeeding Jack De Govia. Swift had been treasurer. The organization…
Vincent Spano is out as the lead in "Freedom," the new UPN action series from Joel Silver's Silver Pictures and Warner Bros. Television.