Dashing hopes that the handover will open doors on the mainland, a top-ranking official in the Chinese film bureaucracy told Hong Kong film distributors Thursday not to expect preferential treatment…
Following the handover to China, Hong Kong may get its own branch of the China TV Program Agency, which controls mainland television programming, an agency boss told Daily Variety.
Devon Sawa --- the young thesp who appears in Warner Bros. upcoming pic "Wild America" --- has been cast opposite Vince Vaughn, Monica Potter and Joey Lauren Adams in John Smith's "A Cool, Dry Place"…
The re-selling of Roseanne as a daytime TV commodity has begun. King World Prods. is looking for station bids for its upcoming Roseanne talker in New York and Los Angeles by the end of next week.
"Office Killer," the directing debut of renowned art photographer Cindy Sherman, will have its world premiere in competition at the 50th Locarno Intl. Film Festival, which runs Aug. 6-16 in the Swiss…
Hugh Rees-Parnall has been promoted to senior vice president of Polygram Visual Programming, the division formerly known as Polygram Video Intl.
European Union heads of state are expected to decide by Tuesday if public broadcasters should be exempt from all European Union competition regulations.
Despite the consensus that the digital revolution has taken over Hollywood, there are definite signs that a few industry antiques have resisted the blitz of technology.
In an effort to bring the current talks over a new program labeling system to a speedy resolution, the White House is planning a meeting next week that will include kidvid advocates and broadcasters…
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…