In a business that loves to replicate success stories, Hollywood industryites trying to travel the same immortalized marketing trail as Artisan's campaign for "The Blair Witch Project" are stumbling.
Some 3 billion rand ($475 million) has poured into Cape Town's coffers in the past year from foreign and local film and television crews, according to figures released by the city's Film Office.
For the second year in a row, the Academy Award nominations have positioned DreamWorks and Miramax to square off as primary contenders for best picture -- and with that, raised the possibility of…
Veteran assistant director and unit production manager Cheryl Downey has been named this year's recipient of the Directors Guild of America's Frank Capra Achievement Award.
A new Madison Avenue study has confirmed what most TV viewers feel in their gut: The relentless volume of commercials has jumped up again in the last year, setting a record.
The Royal Shakespeare Co.'s widely acclaimed production of "Macbeth," starring Antony Sher and Harriet Walter, has been added to the previously announced slate of legit attractions for Connecticut's…
The Kirch Group's new 24-hour news channel N24 has fired its Russia correspondent after he falsely took credit for controversial footage shot in Chechnya.
Driven by audiences' seemingly unending hunger for true stories, the barrage of almost-true movies in 1999 was a collective case of first doing the proper homework, and then making movies that didn't…
Jeff Lipsky has exited his post as head of marketing, distribution and acquisitions at Samuel Goldwyn Films to devote himself to the newly capitalized Lot 47 Films, the independent film distribution…
For the second consecutive sweeps period, KABC has topped arch-rival KNBC in several key races.
Paulette Osorio has been upped to senior VP of publicity and promotions at Castle Rock Entertainment. She will oversee all media relations and worldwide publicity activities for Castle Rock's film…