In showbiz, the ability to schmooze has always ranked right next to talent as the most important quality.
Crown Theatres of South Norwalk, Conn., plans to open a 14-screen multiplex in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Miguel Arteta is the first to admit that his fantasy/melodrama script, with its 40 locations and numerous characters, was the worst idea a first-time feature filmmaker could attempt.
With Texas-size ambition to augment its staff of six, Dallas-based indie DNA Prods. has in 10 years managed to rise through the strata of festival projects, regional commercial and service work to…
Mili Avital ("Dead Man," "Stargate") has been cast opposite David Schwimmer in Doug Ellin's "Kissing a Fool," which currently is lensing in Chicago.
Not unlike the special-effects beasts from some of this season's bigscreen blockbusters, music licensing for independent film is a creature that often is woefully misunderstood. Early in the…
Toward the end of 1997, TV viewers around the world will be introduced to "Super Kid," an animated, pint-sized hero who battles evil with five equally combative friends.
The second annual Phlemmy Awards, an American Lung Assn.-sponsored fete, will pay dubious tribute to six Primetime Emmy nominees for airing episodes that glamorize tobacco use. Six other shows will…
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is moving toward an outright sale of its book-publishing unit HarperCollins, Wall Street sources said, in the latest move by News Corp. to rehabilitate its image on Wall…
Photographer Greg Henry has been documenting the indie scene for several years. These photos from his recent exhibit at Los Angeles’ Paul Kopeikin Gallery inspired an upcoming book project by Henry…
ESPN Star Sports has struck four-year deals to provide live coverage of soccer and cricket across Asia.