Europeans will see the three Oscars for Roberto Benigni's "Life Is Beautiful" not just as a win for Italy, but an endorsement of that continent's various film industries. Benigni's acting victory…
Furthering the restructuring that began over a year ago at Universal Home Video as well as its integration of Polygram's homevideo assets, the vid arm is expected to announce today a significant…
A pair of 11th-hour tentative agreements reached Friday have averted a massive strike by 3,300 employees represented by the Canadian Media Guild at the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
With an eye toward expanding its business in China, News Corp. has opened its first office in Beijing.
Disney is preparing to launch a 24-hour, all-cartoon channel in India this year. The channel will be launched in partnership with C. Sivasankaran's Sterling Group.
FROM THE 71ST ACADEMY AWARDS The media has such a closet-opening, dirt-finding reputation, you'd think backstage at the Oscars would smack of the Starr Commission.
Fox Family Worldwide, the kidvid partnership of News Corp. and Saban Entertainment, is among the media concerns circling King World, the indie syndie distrib whose stock price ran up more than 20%…
Italy's Mediaset and Germany's Kirch Group Friday agreed to form a pan-European TV alliance to target Spain, Italy and Germany, and valued at $1.1 billion.
"Saving Private Ryan" and "ER" were among the films and television shows that sounded sweetest to the Motion Picture Sound Editors. Both bagged multiple nods at MPSE's Golden Reel Awards Saturday…
"Saving Private Ryan" is the big winner in MovieFone's Fourth Annual American Moviegoer Awards. The leading movie listing guide and ticketing service company gave moviegoers the opportunity to vote…
With seven Oscars on the shelf and $73 million in the domestic box office drawer, a film with Shakespeare in the title now appears to have a shot at hitting the $100 million mark.