Film buyers and participants are expected to flock to the Cannes Market next week in record numbers, organizers said Wednesday.
Imperial Entertainment Group has arranged a corporate lending facility of $2.5 million for Australian distrib Scanbox Asia Pacific.
Being an independent producer is not a career for the security minded. Pouring blood, sweat and tears into projects that can -- and often do -- fall apart at the last moment is a high-stress job that…
Spanish movie mogul Andres Vicente Gomez has launched Lola Films UK, based in London, to spearhead his drive into English-language production.
An alleged secret plot to undermine Jeffrey Katzenberg's claim to his bonus was unveiled Wednesday in the $250 million lawsuit the former studio chieftain has brought against his old Disney bosses.
After flirting with a number of webs and syndie distribs in recent years, radio shrink Dr. Laura Schlessinger has inked a talkshow development deal with Paramount Domestic TV (Daily Variety, April 1).
Denver-based United Intl. Holdings, a minority partner in Chile's VTR Hipercable, has bought the remaining 60% of the cable operator for $258 million.
Although two recent studies have concluded that Latinos are vastly underrepresented on film and television, a shouting match erupted over the reasons behind the findings at a symposium Wednesday on…
Spanish satcaster Via Digital has proceeded with an anticipated $262 million capital infusion, but without much help from 17% shareholder Televisa, which has seen its stake now reduced to 8.8%.
RJ Millard has joined Trimark Pictures as director of corporate publicity. Cami Winikoff, chief administrative officer and exec veepee, made the announcement Tuesday.
John Boorman has signed on to direct an adaptation of the Jack London adventure novel "The Sea Wolf," which will be scripted by David Koepp and produced by Imagine Entertainment's Brian Grazer for…