Filmmakers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall, whose non-exclusive deal with Disney expires at year's end, are close to a deal to move their Kennedy/Marshall Co. to Universal Pictures.
After weeks of speculation surrounding where she might land, outgoing ICM agent Rosalie Swedlin has become the latest agent to jump to the management ranks by joining Industry Entertainment.
Delegates to next year's ShoWest will get a taste of the huge strides made in electronic projection equipment in recent months.
Two days before it will be officially released, a White House-sponsored report on the obligations of broadcasters in the digital age has divided public interest groups.
The broadcast webs scrambled Wednesday to keep up with fast-changing events in Washington, where the focus shifted at midday from the historic impeachment proceedings to the air strikes over Iraq.
Philip Kaufman is near a deal to helm Fox Searchlight Pictures' feature version of Douglas Wright's play "Quills," a cogita-tion on the infamous Marquis de Sade.
Universal Pictures has tapped Lori Sale as its senior vice president of motion picture brand marketing, the senior-most executive in the studio's promotions department.
Anke Schaeferkordt will become managing director of German weblet Vox starting Jan. 1.
Henninger Prods., an active supplier of nonfiction programming to cable networks, has more than tripled its production budget, jumping from about $1 million this year to $3.5 million in 1999.
UPN has ordered for midseason the half-hour animated comedy "Home Movies" from the producers of "Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist."
Seeking to cement its image as South Florida's pre-eminent sports carrier, Barry Diller's local programming station WAMI-TV has nabbed six-year exclusive broadcast rights to baseball's Florida…