Chris-Craft Industries said Tuesday that profits rose sharply last year due mostly to gains on marketable securities and a decline in startup losses at UPN, especially in the fourth quarter.
Believing that Hollywood's accounting practices could be sped up online, producers Andrew Adelson and Nick Lombardo ("Pirates of Silicon Valley," "Gettysburg") are readying to launch Filmtrust.com in…
Sweeping aside decades of rigidity and signaling a major financial realignment of show business, the ruling body of the Screen Actors Guild approved 25 of 28 proposed changes Tuesday for a two-year…
TV's lemming-like rush toward gameshows has hit a speedbump: CBS is pulling quizzer "Winning Lines" from its sked for the remainder of the February sweeps.
The long-anticipated takeover of seven West End theaters by Ambassadors Theater Group was announced Monday in a £18 million ($29 million) deal. The sale is expected to be completed by April.
New Yorker Films has acquired domestic distribution rights to Lodge Kerrigan's "Claire Dolan," starring Vincent D'Onofrio, Katrin Cartlidge ("Breaking the Waves") and Colm Meaney ("The Snapper").
Fox and CBS, the two networks on the outside looking in for the early part of the February sweeps, had something to smile about after surveying preliminary Nielsens for Sunday night.
New Line-based ChickFlicks, launched last year by Sara Risher to develop films appealing to women, has formed an alliance with veteran executive Leslie Tobin Bacon and her U.K.-based Bacon & Eggs…
Germany renewed an existing film accord with Spain and made headway on a French-German linkup over the weekend in an attempt to simplify cross-European filmmaking and form a united European front.
German media player TeleMunchen has tapped a new company set up by international TV vet Rainer Siek as its representative in the U.S.
With little else for U.S. buyers to phone home about, the Chinese movie "Breaking the Silence," starring Gong Li, has kicked up a flurry of interest here at the Berlin Intl. Film Festival, with bids…