E! Online is entering the foreign market, inking its first international content deal with Tricast Ltd., Asia's leading Internet content provider to create regional Web sites for Web users in…
Visual-effects studio Cinesite Inc. ("The Mummy," "Pleasantville") said Monday it has expanded its London-based operations, acquiring f/x shop Effects Associates for around $3 million.
The May 16 benefit premiere for "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" at Westwood's Avco theater has sold out, with more than $1.1 million raised for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS…
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is in final negotiations to buy into a joint venture between NBC and National Geographic Television, a move that would give the enterprise the financing to launch a U.S…
Florida's biggest showbiz anomaly, that it is home to the hot spots of Miami and Orlando and yet has no film commissioner, is about to be rectified.
New Line's comedy "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" will be the second major pic to screen using the Dolby Digital Surround EX sound format.
Thomas O. Hicks, CEO of investor group Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst, was elected president of sprawling Argentine media holding company CEI in Buenos Aires Friday.
Iwerks Entertainment Inc. has tapped Marti Boone as veep, large-format theater sales and development for the motion simulation and specialty film company.
The CBC is to resume production of its two-hour made-for-TV movie "Must Be Santa," Canada's public broadcaster announced late last week. Starting May 14, pic will be in 20 days of production at CBC's…
USA Network has canceled "The Net," the TV series based on the hit Sandra Bullock movie, but Columbia TriStar TV, the distributor, will try to keep the show alive on a broadcast network or in…
The Cartoon Network has upped Courtenay Purcell to director of public relations. Purcell’s new duties will include overseeing West Coast publicity efforts for the net, including acting as point…