Brit-focused "Shakespeare in Love" and "Elizabeth" predictably dominated the nominations for this year's British Academy (BAFTA) Film Awards, with 16 and 12 nods apiece.
Deborah Norville is close to inking a new deal to continue as anchor of King World's "Inside Edition," effectively ending the recent spate of speculation that the journo might jump ship to CBS' "This…
Luminous foreign preems by "Patch Adams" and lusty debuts by "Shakespeare in Love," "You've Got Mail" and "The Thin Red Line" juiced the foreign B.O. last weekend.
Arthouse king James Ivory will be a headlining guest at the Avignon/New York Film Festival, which is skedded to roll out 20 French and American indies for their New York preems. Pics will compete for…
"The Martin Short Show" has been picked up in Chicago and Philadelphia, filling in key gaps in its station lineup as King World Prods.' latest syndie yakker heads toward its fall debut.
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan promised to help keep film production in L.A. through an easier permit process and tax incentives for production companies, especially those producing pics budgeted…
On the week of its first anniversary, Paramount Classics acquired its second film in seven days, landing domestic rights to "Company Man," the Intermedia comedy co-directed by Doug McGrath ("Emma")…
DreamWorks' "The Prince of Egypt" was named best film of the year at the 22nd annual Intl. Angel Awards held last week at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum's Spyglass Entertainment has named Paul Neinstein VP of business and legal affairs and Rebekah Rudd VP of post-production.
Creating an unusual position, Walt Disney Studios has upped Michael Mendenhall to senior VP of synergy. Mendenhall will be responsible for finding relationships between, and corresponding marketing…