Despite Friday-the-13th jitters and jokes, the 21st anniversary Women in Film Crystal Awards proceeded without a hitch. Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Goldie Hawn were honorees this year for their…
The roar of dinosaurs and the pop of pyrotechnics stir up residents living next to Universal Studios Hollywood.
Variety associate publisher Charles Koones is taking on the additional role of publisher of Variety's On Production, effective immediately.
After months of planning, DreamWorks Records has bowed a Nashville outpost and tapped veteran producer and former Giant Records prexy James Stroud as its chief.
Nancy McCabe has been hired as director of original movies at Lifetime cable to work on the new team being assembled by VP, original movies, Laurette Hayden, who joined the network last month to fill…
The neon lights of Broadway will pale in comparison to the high-voltage illumination produced on Fifth Avenue Saturday night by a parade celebrating the world premiere of Walt Disney's "Hercules."
When surveys of past attendees of ShowBiz Expo made it clear that at least 40% of the trade show audience had purchasing authority regarding film commissions and location services, it was decided the…
The struggling screenwriter, in the throes of a block, heaves up from the computer, makes herself a pot of coffee, checks the mail, schmoozes a friend on the phone, and finally plotzes back down at…
Insurer Entertainment Coalition has hired John Surabian Jr. as senior VP of claims, the company has announced.
The June swoon came a week early for syndicated shows this year --- national ratings for most strips and weeklies were down in the first full week after the May sweeps.
Ned Dowd, former president of production at Caravan Pictures, has signed a new production deal with the Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group, where he will produce two high-profile Touchstone Pictures…