Gallic pay TV group Canal Plus is negotiating a deal regarding Italy's dominant pay TV operator, Telepiu, with Italy's leading publishing house Rizzoli-Corriere della Sera (RCS), Canal Plus chairman…
Producer Cary Woods ("Kids") has wrapped principal photography in Los Angeles on "Buddy Boy," his first production since hanging out his Gotham-based Independent Pictures shingle.
Some 2 million satellite viewers worried about losing their distant network signals got a glimpse of hope Wednesday when the Senate Commerce Committee passed a bill that would grandfather most of…
Just days after the conservative government unveiled another review of Australia's contentious media ownership regulations, Kerry Packer emerged unscathed from an eight-month Australian Broadcasting…
FROM SHOWESTWith an eye-opening 90-second teaser that featured more explicit nude footage of Nicole Kidman than the entire Broadway run of "The Blue Room," Warner Bros. unveiled the first glimpse of…
A slowdown in program sales to European television operators has plunged major Aussie film and TV producer-distributor Beyond Intl. into the red with a A$156,000 ($99,060) loss on sales revenues of…
Garry Shandling had a bad day in court Wednesday when a judge imposed sanctions of $4,500 against the comedian's lawyers in his suit against former manager Brad Grey.
In an effort to court its mainstay audience of families and children, the producers of "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" have lobbied for and won union concessions for an experimental schedule that…
Moving a step closer to enabling helmers to direct digital actors, Paraform Inc., the software developer funded by Paul G. Allen, has begun building a library of digital humans.
Paramount Home Video and Universal Studios Home Video confirmed Wednesday they would be restructuring their joint international distribution partnership, London-based CIC.
The British government has extended its existing tax break for film production by another two years, to 2002. The measure, which had already been promised, was announced as part of the annual budget…