Chase Manhattan Bank has agreed to help finance a several-hundred-million-dollar fund being set up by CBS CEO Mel Karmazin and Clear Channel Communications CEO Lowry Mays to finance minority…
Macrovision Corp., the leading provider of copyright protection software for the homevid and DVD industries, has completed a $2 million equity investment in digital watermarking maker Digimarc Corp.
GERMANY RTV profit up 90% in first half of year RTV Family Entertainment has announced a 90% increase in profits for the first half of the year. Overall revenue was DM18 million ($9.8 million)…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Columbia Pictures has purchased scribe Michael Frost Beckner's "The Third Fate," a pitch for Sydney Pollack's Sony-based Mirage Enterprises to produce, for a high-six against low- seven figures.
Several newfangled marketing ploys -- involving Rollerblade skaters, ATM machines and even lowly batteries -- may soon help Hollywood hype its hits.
The Spanish film industry has never had it so good. Or not at least for the last 15 years, according to statistics published by Spain's ICAA Spanish Film Institute.
The Nashville Network has gone to extreme lengths to pin down grappler Taz for a three-year contract extension before it climbs into the TV wrestling ring.
Barry Diller's USA Networks is taking another shot at filming a sitcom despite the staggering failure rate of previous laffer attempts on basic cable.
Controversial mainland Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yuan's "Seventeen Years" is the final title chosen to compete in the 56th Venice Intl. Film Festival, which runs Sept. 1-11.
Animation company Nelvana was sowing and reaping Thursday, with the multimillion-dollar purchase of rights to a Japanese animation series and quarterly financials boosted by recent strategies and…
Actors-turned-scribes Andrew Lowery and Andrew Miller have closed a guaranteed two-picture deal with Miramax Films worth more than $1 million.