"Patch Adams" helmer Tom Shadyac, whose last three films have been a life preserver for Universal Pictures, has inked a lucrative overall three-year first look deal with Universal Studios.
Large-format film producer MacGillivray Freeman Films ("Everest") has appointed Prisma Sports & Media, an international sponsorship and TV marketing company, as exclusive sponsorship marketing…
NEW ZEALAND Former TVNZ subsidiary South Pacific Pictures, now 33.3% owned by Chrysalis Visual Entertainment, is beefing up its production and marketing talent. The Auckland-based company has just…
New Line Intl. has upped Jennifer Hoxie to VP of international publicity.
The American Film Institute has added three new members to its board of trustees: Blockbuster chairman/CEO John F. Antioco, Allen J. Bernstein of Morton's Restaurant Group and the Endeavor Agency's…
Jeff Montgomery, deposed CEO of Harvey Entertainment, surfaced Thursday with an audacious takeover bid for the company, owner of such classic ani-mated characters as Casper the Friendly Ghost and…
Germany's EMTV & Merchandising has acquired a 50% stake in leading Australian animation house Yoram Gross Film Studios.
There were no car chases to speak of. There were no freeway incidents, no dramatic bank robberies and no Olympics to lift ratings and viewing levels. In the just-wrapped February sweep (Feb. 4-March…
As an actress and a person who cares deeply for America, I am sickened by the Motion Picture Academy’s plan to present an honorary Academy Award to Elia Kazan on March 21. I very much agree with Alan…
The New York Mets have joined the New York Yankees as chess pieces on the Gotham gameboard controlled by Michael Eisner, Gerry Levin, Rupert Murdoch and Chuck Dolan.