A second bite at the apple proved fruitless for Garry Shandling's lawyers as a judge reaffirmed discovery sanctions and, in the process, seemed to question the merits of the conflict-of-interest case…
Takeshi Kitano's "Hana-Bi," the Venice Grand Prix wiiner last year, was awarded the best local pic by the Japanese Cultural Affairs Agency. It was Kitano's second Cultural Affairs Agency best movie…
EVERYONE UNDERSTANDS that the Oscars are all about stars and star-power, but many of the faces at this year’s show represented a downtrodden sector of the thespian fraternity. Remember the time when…
NBC and online partner CNET are opening a new front in the Internet portal wars today with the introduction of the first-ever service geared toward net surfers seeking audio and video content on the…
The best of the Web were honored Thursday at the Webby Awards at San Francisco's Herbst Theater, with silver statuettes in 22 categories going out to winners ranging from online powerhouse Amazon.com…
William Burkhardt has been tapped senior VP and managing director, ESPN Intl.
Directors (and one producer) of this year's Academy Award nominees for foreign films gathered Saturday to tell the stories behind their stories.
Canadian legit and feature helmer Robert Lepage, Gallic thesp Charles Berling and 18-year-old Montreal newcomer Jessica Pare star in "15 Moments," the new pic from Montreal writer-director Denys…
Viacom Inc.'s $162 million offer, unveiled Friday, for the 20% of Spelling Entertainment it doesn't already own likely signals the end of Viacom's long-running attempt to sell the TV production and…
Brazilian distribution veteran Marco Aurelio Marcondes has announced the creation of a distrib with leading producer Luiz Carlos Barreto, plus exhib Art Films and distrib Top Tape.