Veteran producer Michael Hertzberg ("Blazing Saddles," "Entrapment") has launched Blazing Pictures, an indie production banner aimed at self-financing and producing three to four low-budget pic a…
Citing time pressures, Rita Street, founder of Women in Animation, has resigned as president of the group. In her place, VP Jan Nagel has been named interim prexy, a position she will occupy until…
South Africa's audio-video regulatory authority, the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA), has ruled that television programs depicting excessive violence, especially against women, may not be…
ESPN, accused of soaking cable operators for large license fees, has decided to give back some ad time.
Patti Cohoon and Mimi Gibson were both child stars, bright-faced kids with more earning power by far than their parents. But each has a very different tale about what happened to the money.
After more than 60 years without a permanent venue in which to screen its vast library of titles, Italy's National Cinematheque will open its own theater in Rome this year. It has also announced…
Fox's "The Family Guy'' is off to a good start in its enviable Sunday timeslot, hammocked between "The Simpsons'' and "The X-Files,'' though "Guy'' didn't quite measure up to the standards set during…
Box office earnings have dropped by $57 million in the first quarter of 1999 compared to the same period last year, according to researcher EDI.
Manuel "Rod" Rodriguez has been upped to senior veep and general sales manager for Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, the first order of business for Buena Vista Distribution's newly implanted prexy…
In a major shakeup at HBO, HBO Pictures president John Matoian is out and original programming chief Chris Albrecht will expand his terrain to include the cable web's original movie production.