BBC Worldwide, the pubcaster's commercial division, has revealed plans to invest $67 million in feature films over the next five years.
Fee fie fo fum: CBS, home of network television's most dominant movie franchise for the past two years, is looking to a lavish new version of "Jack and the Beanstalk" to help it remain No. 1.
Dolby Laboratories said record-setting sales in 1999, fueled by $12 million for its Digital Surround EX adapter, helped strengthen its position as the leading sound system provider for exhibitors.
Fox 2000 has taken out an 18-month option on Francoise Sagan's 1954 novel "Bonjour Tristesse."
Pierre Viot, president of the Cannes Intl. Film Festival, is to step down after the 2000 event. He will be replaced by veteran Cannes fest programmer Gilles Jacob.
NBC is developing an hourlong drama with "Ghost" scribe Bruce Joel Rubin.
Mexican media conglom Grupo MVS is launching a new Internet arm, which will offer services throughout the Americas.
BSkyB is in fresh talks to pick up a minority stake in Premiere, the money-losing German pay TV channel owned by the Kirch Group.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will give its Trustees Award to Time Warner chairman and CEO Gerald M. Levin. Honor will be presented Nov. 3 in New York.
The 10-year-old ShowEast convention kicking off today at Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal could prove bullish for specialty film distribs. During past conventions, glitzier studio pics have pushed…
Pierre Sissmann, executive vice president of Walt Disney Co. Europe and president of Disney Consumer Products (for European, Middle Eastern and African territories) is stepping down in order to…
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