Neil Friedman has partnered with former Columbia Pictures president Paula Silver to establish a worldwide sales and marketing arm for his management banner, Menemsha Entertainment.
In Hollywood, you are where you sit. Though a few hardy souls actually pay money to view a film in a theater with the common folk, most showbizzers prefer to see a pic at a reviewers' preview, a…
Broadway heavyweight producers Anita Waxman and Elizabeth Williams, West End helmer David Leveaux and Roundabout artistic director Todd Haimes will soon unfurl a Gotham theatrical production banner…
What does William Morris Agency prexy Arnold Rifkin call a man who gargles mustard and drinks milk straight from the cow's udder? My newest client.
After months of speculations and 13 years of marriage, Rita Rusic has filed for separation from Italy's top film producer and distributor, Vittorio Cecchi Gori.
"Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" may be the year's most anticipated film, but because of an unprecedented game of distributor-exhibitor hardball, the pic looks like it will end up being…
Entertainment industry lobbyists, including studio, broadcasting and cable reps, joined together Thursday to hold off a proposal by Sen. Ernest Hollings to ban violent programming on television…
Leading Latvian commercial channel LNT may partner with either Scandinavian media conglom Schibsted or Bonnier in a bid to raise its profile in the three-country Baltic market.
Encore Media Group has purchased the exclusive pay-cable TV rights to the films produced and distributed by Samuel Goldwyn Films.
After getting a $5 billion piece of AT&T, Microsoft is now reportedly looking to get a chunk of Deutsche Telekom and secure a foothold in Germany's cable TV market in the process.