French actor Philippe Noiret is to receive the Festival Award at the Cannes Intl. Film Festival next month.
United Intl. Pictures' Southeast Asian supervisor Steve Ashmore has abruptly left the company -- apparently a victim of a cost-cutting campaign put in place following MGM's withdrawal from the…
Despite its action-heavy Saturday morning lineup, the WB still hopes to attract more girls to its top-rated kids franchise.
CBS Television and Tokyo Broadcasting System, the leading broadcast net in Japan, have reached a multiyear agreement that provides each organization access to the other's newsgathering and news…
The Independent Film Channel's Next Wave Films has selected the first project for its digital production financing arm, Agenda 2000: "Manic," a drama about troubled teens forced to face their demons…
Radio and television stations across the U.S. participated in public service campaigns and projects worth $8.1 billion, according to a public service census released Tuesday by the National Assn. of…
Astral Media has signed a deal with InterBox to expand its carriage of Canadian boxing to additional Astral specialty channels.
Dominic Walker has been tapped managing director for Famous Music's London-based U.K. operations. Famous, which has more than 100,000 copyrights in its catalog, is the music publishing division of…
In his first major assignment at Universal since moving his shingle from the Mouse House last September, Barry Mendel ("The Sixth Sense") has committed to produce "The Prisoner," with Oscar-winning…
Controversy is raging in France over the launch by UGC Cine Cite, the country's biggest exhibitor, of a cheap-rate pass giving customers unlimited entry to its cinemas.
Germany's Constantin Film will co-produce an epic pic based on Bernard Cornwell's bestseller "Stonehenge B.C. 2000," the latest in a number of recent international production deals.