Marking the biggest revolution in film financing for Barcelona pic production in years, the government of Catalonia has committed $20 million in low-interest credit facilities for the local industry…
In response to Mediaset joining forces with Germany's Kirch Gruppe to create a production and acquisition pole in Europe, its Italian arch-rival RAI is considering a strategic alliance with some…
Earnings were up significantly in the second quarter for Canuck entertainment company CanWest Global Communications, primarily due to a C$13.4 million ($8.9 million) dividend from the company's…
Thesps Hugh Grant ("Four Weddings and a Funeral") and Jon Lovitz ("NewsRadio") are set to join Tracey Ullman and Michael Rapaport in the rapidly expanding ensemble for Woody Allen's next directorial…
The German antitrust commission has given the Kirch Group the greenlight for a majority takeover of pay TV broadcaster Premiere.
An NBC exec attending the Mip television market had a lucky escape early Tuesday when an attempt to kidnap him and extort money was foiled by a chance police road check.
In a bid to compete with MSNBC morning man Don Imus, Fox News Channel has signed syndie shockjock Mancow Muller to its ayem news block.
Producer-director Ed Zwick ("Legends of the Fall," "Courage Under Fire") has ankled ICM and has signed with Creative Artists Agency, which will rep him in all areas.
The long-awaited other shoe is expected to drop today at Polygram Filmed Entertainment, with the majority of the company's staffers and contract workers getting pink-slipped.
Positioning it as having the industry's best audio quality for the digital delivery of music and one that thwarts piracy, Microsoft unveiled its Windows Media Technologies 4.0 delivery format Tuesday…