"Shakespeare in Love" was named best film but "Elizabeth" won the most prizes at the 51st British Academy Film Awards, which saw the kudos distributed among several contenders.
Producers Joan Stein and Susan Deitz's nascent Canon Theatricals banner is rapidly firming up a raft of new projects and services for the West Coast theatrical market.
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures' "The Matrix" continued its gravity defying run in its second weekend, dropping a modest 20% to $22.2 million, according to studio projections.
One of Spain's largest film companies, producer-distributor Aurum Producciones, announced plans to move into studio-style production as it unveiled a slate of films for the upcoming year.
CBS News bosses should learn today whether 310 news writers, editors, graphic artists and news assistants plan to strike the net if contract talks fall apart.
Veteran agent J. Michael Bloom has ankled his Gotham/L.A. agency, J. Michael Bloom & Associates, to open Meridian Artists Agency, a Los Angeles-based talent boutique.
Glenn Quinn ("Roseanne") has been cast in the WB's "Buffy the Vampire" spinoff "Angel," and Kevin Pollak ("The Usual Suspects") will co-star with Nancy Travis in the CBS pilot "Work with Me."
Pam Burke has been upped to co-exec producer of King World’s “The Roseanne Show.” Burke, most recently coordinating producer, will oversee day-to-day production on the syndie talker alongside exec…
Barry Levine, head of the Gotham bureau of "Extra," has been suspended, pending an investigation of the events that led a daredevil Norwegian parachutist to file a $2.2 million lawsuit last week…
In the wake of a $40 million mistake he made, Glencairn prexy Edwin Edwards is finally answering allegations that he's nothing more than a corporate marionette manipulated by Sinclair Broadcast Group…