On the face of it, Peter Cattaneo's "The Full Monty" and John Madden's "Mrs. Brown" represent the twin stereotypes of low-budget British filmmaking.
Venezuelan-based Cisneros Group has inked a deal with Artear (owned by the Clarin Group) hoping to bring the Hughes-backed DTH TV service Galaxy LA to Argentina.
Steve Miller has joined Bodner-Simmrin Communications as VP of marketing. He’ll oversee corporate sponsorships, event promotion and PR. Miller comes to B-S from Asprey Intl. * * * PBS has reslotted…
Sixteen dramatic features and six documentaries have been selected to compete in the first annual Urbanworld Film Festival, which will be held from Aug. 20-24 in New York.
Marvel Comics' Hulk is stomping toward the bigscreen. Jonathan Hensleigh, who scripted "The Rock" and Touchstone's upcoming summer 1998 event film "Armageddon," will make his feature film directorial…
Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) has written the FCC, urging the commission to approve the beefed-up rating system that the industry has promised to implement Oct. 1.
Good news Friday for Worldvision Enterprises' new syndie gameshow "Pictionary": The half-hour strip won't be handicapped by a post-2 a.m. timeslot in New York, the nation's largest TV market.
James Gandolfini is in final negotiations to join the cast of Steve Zaillian's "A Civil Action," for Touchstone Pictures.
Universal Concerts has purchased Denver-based Fey Concerts, the region's top concert promotion firm. The pact further enhances Universal's profile in the important touring market and culminates a…
Gayle Thomas' "The Beauty of the Common Tool" took the top film prize at the third annual Palm Springs Intl. Short Film Festival, the biggest short film fest in North America and one of the few fests…
The Aug. 4 edition of the A&E series "Biography," profiling Sylvester Stallone, landed the sixth-highest Nielsen rating in the history of the program: a 4.0. It got some of us wondering what the…