Seventeen film education programs will receive a total of almost $125,000 in grants this year and next from the Academy Foundation, the educational and cultural arm of the Academy of Motion Picture…
The fledgling Fox Family Channel on Monday announced an ambitious commitment of $125 million to produce 26 original movies over the next year or so, films that will premiere on the network following…
Miniseries magic is back at NBC thanks to Sunday's telecast of "Merlin, Part 1," which, in preliminary figures, is the highest-rated episode of a net multiple-parter in the five years since CBS'…
Telepictures Prods. is in talks with thesp/singer Queen Latifah about a possible syndie talkshow deal.
Sandra Smokler has been promoted to vice president, associate general counsel in Warner Bros.' theatrical legal department.
Bill Cosby will receive an honorary doctorate and deliver the commencement address at USC's graduation ceremonies on May 8. Cosby's degree in fine arts will be among the 8,200 parchments handed out…
BREAKING NEWSSteven Spielberg's next film as director will be a screen adaptation of Arthur Golden's novel "Memoirs of a Geisha" for Columbia Pictures and DreamWorks, the studios announced Tuesday.
E! Entertainment Television is getting Style-ish this fall. The Disney-owned cable channel is targeting a September launch for its first spinoff web, to be named Style.
October Films co-founder Jeff Lipsky is returning to the Samuel Goldwyn Co., where he was vice president of distribution from 1982-88.
Documentary filmmaker Mark Mori, whose films have twice been nominated for Academy Awards, has struck a deal with Discovery Communications to produce a three-part, reality-based series for The…
For those who can't get enough of Anne of Green Gables or its gooey Avonlea offshoot, there's plenty more in the pipeline. Sullivan Entertainment has announced a three part slate of Avonlea revival…