Germany's leading independent theatrical distributor Kinowelt Medien is expanding into the television production sector, acquiring the Leipzig-based production house Drefa Monday.
Paris-based film production, distribution and exhibition company MK2 has bought all of Francois Truffaut's films as part of a larger acquisition of a 34-pic library.
Under a bill set to be introduced today by two key senators, the film, television and videogame industries would be forced to adopt a common standard for rating violent content.
Seven-year-old TV production house M2 Entertainment is launching a new film division.
Hollywood's struggle to confront its responsibilities to the nation's youth became glaringly apparent over the weekend at the Writers Guild Foundation's "Words Into Pictures" conference in Santa…
ABC wants affils to cough up nearly $50 million a year to defray the costs of "Monday Night Football" as part of plans to settle contentious issues dividing the two sides.
Worries about Viacom's prospects for completing an initial public offering of vid chain Blockbuster have dragged down Viacom's stock price 20% in the past two months, prompting some on Wall Street to…
Enjoying its third and final weekend with young North American moviegoers virtually all to itself, "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" raked in an estimated $32.2 million, bringing its cume…
The Cartoon Network Online said Monday that it plans to revive the '70s hit "The Banana Splits" as an interactive program to bow on its Web site in 2000.
Robert Hopkins has been upped to senior veep and general manager at Sony Pictures High Definition Center.