When remarks made by Eric Kronfeld, Polygram's prexy and chief operating officer of its domestic music group made headlines in November, many industry observers felt it signaled the end of his tenure…
Walt Disney Pictures has caught Wayne Rice and Steve Lyons' pricey pitch "Mad Mojo," a feature that will mix computer-generated imagery with live action, the studio confirmed Tuesday.
British character actor Hedley Mattingly, who appeared in numerous TV shows and a few films during the 1960s, died Tuesday of cancer in Encino. He was 83. Born in London, Mattingly acted in various…
Rhino Records has advanced Bob O’Neill to VP and general counsel. With the diskery for three years, O’Neill will oversee the legal department and handle direction and supervision of all legal matters…
Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Inc. announced Tuesday that, in addition to completing its $2 billion acquisition of LIN Television Corp., it has an agreement to acquire WOOD-TV and WOOD's Local Marketing…
Tradewinds Entertainment has completed a number of all-rights deals for "Out of Control," starring Sean Young and Tom Conti.
Through the first dozen years of its existence, the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival has been known as a cozy small-town fest, an amiable event marked by attractive programming presented at a…
Garth Drabinsky, chairman of Livent Inc., and James Meenan, president and CEO of AT&T Canada Enterprises Inc., have announced the immediate construction of a theater and hotel/condominium complex…
Latino pay TV programmers released their annual state-of-the-industry address Tuesday with news of healthy viewing trends, though subscriber growth seems to have slowed.
MetaCreations Corp. has selected 24 finalists for the third Annual Teen Digital Movie-Making Competition to screen as part of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, which begins Thursday and…
"The Full Monty" has set a new U.K. record for first-day video sales, moving 670,000 units on its release date Monday.