With much fanfare, Lowell (Bud) Paxson formally unveiled his bid Wednesday to launch a new broadcast network with family-friendly programming.
All Girl Prods., the partnership between Bette Midler and Bonnie Bruckheimer, has hired Dabney Lee as vice president of creative affairs and Martin Navis as director of development.
Atom Egoyan's "The Sweet Hereafter" and Belgian helmer Alain Berliner's "Ma Vie en Rose" tied for top honors Friday at the 12th annual Fort Lauderdale Intl. Film Festival.
The California Supreme Court ruled Wednesday it would review a lower court's ruling on how far filmmakers can go when basing fictional characters on real people without their permission.
Eye web news anchor Dan Rather and News Corp. helmer Rupert Murdoch shared center stage --- but little else --- at Wednesday's second annual United Nations World Television Forum.
The pay-per-view industry this year will eclipse the $1 billion mark in collective revenue for the first time, according to an annual PPV industry overview presented Wednesday by Showtime Event TV…
After lensing Steven Spielberg's last three pics, cinematographer Janusz Kaminski will make his feature helming debut with the Meg Ryan-produced "Lost Souls" for New Line Cinema, the studio confirmed…
Steven M. Ross has been promoted to executive vice president of worldwide promotions and product placement at 20th Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising.
MGM has expanded its spec universe, picking up action script "The Tenth Planet" for a reported low-six figures against mid-six, according to sources involved in the project.
Paul Brooks is ankling as chief executive of Metrodome Films, the publicly listed British film company he founded and in which he remains the single largest shareholder.
Director Chen Kaige's next film, "Assassin," has run into a bit of trouble. Sony Pictures Classics, which has picked up foreign distribution rights to the film, may be a bit concerned following the…