International film and TV production and distrib unit 310 Entertainment has set up camp in Century City, Calif., and Munich, Germany.
Universal Pictures has boosted Linda Pace-Alexander to vice president of special projects, up from her post as director. She will continue to oversee the creation, planning and execution for all of…
Alliance Atlantis Communications is getting its finances squared away and has plans to grow, both in Canada and globally, president and CEO Michael MacMillan told shareholders at the company's annual…
The Fox Network has put an exclusive lock on the network rights to Major League Baseball for a license fee of $2.5 billion for the six years beginning with the 2001 season. The deal is a surprise…
German broadcasters are quickly gearing up their Internet plans as the media landscape continues to consolidate.
Showtime Networks, a Viacom subsidiary, has upped two execs. Frank Pintauro has been named senior vice president and senior creative director of creative services/programming, and Dan Bragg has been…
In the first new Oscar category in two decades, the Academy has created a separate category for animated features, which could be handed out as early as March 2002. The category will be added on a…
Press group Lagardere, along with its partners in Multithematiques, is planning to launch a Paris-Match TV channel in France next year.
Feature scribe Michael Beckner, whose upcoming Brad Pitt-Robert Redford feature "Spy Game" begins lensing next month, is making his first foray into series television.
Shares in Eastman Kodak plunged 25% on Tuesday after the film giant lowered third-quarter earnings projections while its top numbers cruncher said execs don't know exactly what has gone wrong.
In one of the highest sums paid an actor in his first starring role, Universal has closed a $5.5 million pay-or-play deal with World Wrestling Federation champ the Rock (aka Dwayne Johnson) to play…