The Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival on Sunday wrapped up its 14th edition, and second under the stewardship of Renee Missel, with an awards ceremony presented before the closing night unspooling of…
Disney's Buena Vista Television and ABC have inked a development deal with Emme, a model and host of the E! cabler's "Fashion Emergency" series.
Just 16 months after buying Argentina's Canal Neuve and only weeks after relaunching it as Azul TV, Paul Ramsay's Prime TV is quitting the $130 million flirtation it hoped would transform it from a…
Paramount-based MTV Films and Aurora Prods. have optioned the spec script "Disco Inferno" from writers Bernard Deniger, Paul Pare and Terence Bowman.
Globo's 1 million subscriber MSO Globo Cabo, Brazil's top cable player, delivered solid results for 1998 but faces a bleak post-devaluation 1999.
With most TV industry analysts predicting that it's just a matter of time before both CBS and NBC hook up in some way with a Hollywood studio, every meeting of webheads and studio toppers is enough…
In Comedy Central's first programming move under new prexy Larry Divney, the cabler has greenlit production on a half-hour talkshow starring Ben Stein.
The Icelandic Parliament approved legislation Thursday to make the country a more attractive destination for filmmakers by offering reimbursements for the production of domestic and foreign films.
Warner Bros. Online prexy Jim Moloshok issued a battle cry Friday at the Variety Interactive Marketing Summit in Rancho Mirage, declaring that the major studios should unite to stop competing online…
Comet Film and Stonewood Communications have secured financing for a bigscreen adaptation of Angela Sommer-Bodenburg's children's book "The Little Vampire."
U.S. District Court Judge Edward Rafeedie issued an order Friday confirming his tentative rulings on motions filed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. and Sony Corp. in their legal battle over the exclusive…