Industrial Light & Magic vet Micheal J. McAlister has joined Kodak-owned Cinesite Visual Effects as senior visual f/x supervisor.
Former "Monday Night Football" commentator Dan Dierdorf will return to CBS Sports this fall as a game analyst on the Eye's Sunday NFL coverage, the network is expected to announce today.
Norman Becker has joined Viacom Consumer Products as VP of legal, responsible for negotiations, intellectual property issues and rights acquisitions for merchandising, interactive, restaurants and…
Southern Star took a battering on the Oz exchange, its stock free-falling almost 30% to a record share low of A$1 (U.S. 64¢) after the production house and distrib announced it's expecting a 40% dive…
With the updated "Scared Straight! 20 Years Later" set to preem Thursday on UPN, Arnold Shapiro Prods. is at work on a new installment of the Oscar-winning 1978 docu, "Scared Straight! '99," to bow…
Veteran producer Michael Hertzberg ("Blazing Saddles," "Entrapment") has launched Blazing Pictures, an indie production banner aimed at self-financing and producing three to four low-budget pic a…
Citing time pressures, Rita Street, founder of Women in Animation, has resigned as president of the group. In her place, VP Jan Nagel has been named interim prexy, a position she will occupy until…
South Africa's audio-video regulatory authority, the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA), has ruled that television programs depicting excessive violence, especially against women, may not be…
ESPN, accused of soaking cable operators for large license fees, has decided to give back some ad time.
Patti Cohoon and Mimi Gibson were both child stars, bright-faced kids with more earning power by far than their parents. But each has a very different tale about what happened to the money.