Netcaster Honkworm has tapped Carah von Funk as senior veep of corporate development. Von Funk will be responsible for developing strategic business and creative partnerships.
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Brazilian pay TV operator TVA announced a debt restructuring, the pending sales of its remaining programming assets and improving quarterly results at the Brazilian Pay TV and Telecom Assn. (ABTA)…
Fox Searchlight has paid low-six against mid-six figures for "Crash and Burn," a spec script from scribes Mark Loughlin and Brad Schlei.
Steve Barron ("Adventures of Pinocchio," "Coneheads") will direct "Thief of Baghdad," a remake of the classic tale, for Hallmark Entertainment in a $40 million-plus production that represents…
The Broadway-bound musical "Seussical" has extended its Boston run at the Colonial Theater for two weeks through Sept. 30. The Boston tryout of the Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty tuner, based on…
The U.S. music market remained at the top of the charts in both growth and sales in 1999, up 8% to $14.25 billion.
Pan-regional satcaster Galaxy Latin America has announced the appointments of Peter Hutchinson as president and Edward Balcerzak as general manager of its Mexican operation, Grupo Galaxy Mexicana.
Whoopi Goldberg will serve as emcee for the 10th Annual Britannia Awards gala on Nov. 4.
In a deal worth high-six against seven figures, Universal and the Kennedy-Marshall Co. emerged victorious in a bidding war for the feature film rights to "Over the Edge," a piece by journalist Greg…
As part of the upcoming New York Film Festival, the Bologna Cinematheque will collaborate with Lincoln Center to present restored prints of 15 Italian features from the silent period showcasing the…