Jason Blum and Amy Israel, the Miramax acquisitions duo that led the team that acquired such films as "Il Postino" "Life Is Beautiful" and "Shall We Dance," have formed Blum Israel Prods. and taken a…
Employment in Hollywood's motion picture production industry has continued to post solid annual gains of 4% in the past two years, preliminary state job statistics show.
Santa Monica-based Launch Media, which operates the popular Launch.com Web site, has purchased the music/extreme sports package Warped Tour -- put together by the Creative Artists Agency, music…
In a move that emphasizes the growing significance of new media, European broadcasting giant CLT-Ufa has established an Internet and new technologies division.
As French companies seemingly continue on their path to world domination, giant advertising agency Publicis appears set to acquire rival powerhouse Saatchi & Saatchi for about $1.7 billion in stock…
Showtime has greenlit production on the original telefilm "The Last Debate," a political drama based on the novel by PBS' Jim Lehrer.
It's poultry in motion: NBC has picked up the broadcast rights to DreamWorks' "Chicken Run" after ABC passed on the animated comedy.
A bid to kick-start cooperation between the film and tele-vision industries of European Union countries and South Africa will be made at a ground-breaking summit here Nov. 9-10.
Z.com has inked exclusive content development pacts with comedians Chris Rock and Mike Judge to create programming for the entertainment Netcaster.
In a move that reflects the mounting pressure management companies are bringing to bear on Hollywood's agency business, film and TV boutique the Craig Agency will reflag itself as a management…
Giant educational and textbook publisher Harcourt General has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs to explore a sale, as the company has become irked that "its value in the public market does not…