The History Channel is getting a makeover. Its new on-air look will focus on 30 historical icons ranging from an Egyptian pharaoh to a struggling couple in Depression America to a soldier in World…
U.S. distrib Stratosphere Entertainment is joining forces with London-based sales company Capitol Films and BBC Films to finance "My Boy Jack" from Brian Eastman's Carnival Films.
More than 1,500 guests turned out for the third annual Acapulco Black Film Festival, to see host Robert Townsend present the director award to F. Gary Gray, and the best black film award to Gray's…
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FCC chairman Bill Kennard accused the MPAA Tuesday of dragging its feet on a key copyright agreement, which is needed before studios will allow their most valuable movies to be distributed on cable…
A turnaround for kiddie publisher Golden Books Family Entertainment took more than baby steps Tuesday when it announced rights to translate No. 1 videogame Pokemon into two lines of books and a slew…
With a broad-based attack on a "bottom-up" financial model used to calculate Jeffrey Katzenberg's disputed post-employment bonus, Disney chief operating officer Sandy Litvack ended his…
UNITED KINGDOM FilmFour sponsors Edinburgh festival Under its FilmFour brand, Britain’s Channel 4 has signed up as principal sponsor of the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival(Aug. 15-29). The six-figure…
The war of words between Hollywood and Washington over responsibility for violence in society following the high school shootings in Littleton, Co., escalated Tuesday, as Time Warner chairman Gerald…
In a surprise move, Time Warner named chief finance officer Richard Bressler to the newly created position of chairman/CEO of Time Warner Digital Media Tuesday.
Nearly one year after "Titanic" broke records on video, Paramount Home Video is hoping the pic will sail again with consumers as a DVD and two-tape collector's edition.
Mary Jo Mennella has been upped to senior veep of Fox Music Publishing, adding to her current duties as general manager of the division.