Giant Spanish pubcaster Radio Television Espanola (RTVE) is aiming to reorient its product acquisitions policy with the U.S. majors -- away from massive package deals toward both more selective…
The Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival on Sunday wrapped up its 14th edition, and second under the stewardship of Renee Missel, with an awards ceremony presented before the closing night unspooling of…
Disney's Buena Vista Television and ABC have inked a development deal with Emme, a model and host of the E! cabler's "Fashion Emergency" series.
Just 16 months after buying Argentina's Canal Neuve and only weeks after relaunching it as Azul TV, Paul Ramsay's Prime TV is quitting the $130 million flirtation it hoped would transform it from a…
Producer Martin Poll has pacted with Intermedia Films on a new feature version of "The Lion in Winter," based on the celebrated play by James Goldman. Pat O'Connor ("Dancing at Lughnasa") is in…
Liam Neeson will be a presenter at this year's Academy Awards. The actor was nominated as best actor for his role in 1993's "Schindler's List."
FROM SHOWEST When it came to putting on the most impressive presentation at ShoWest, the Mouse proved king of the jungle Thursday night, surprising exhibitors with a complete screening of its nearly…
As his next film Frank Darabont has agreed to direct and produce "The Bijou," a romantic comedy for Castle Rock Entertainment, with Warner Bros. distributing domestically.
FROM SHOWEST Banking on nationwide interest in Kevin Williamson's "Killing Mrs. Tingle" and his soon-to-lense "Scream 3," Miramax and Dimension Films unspooled a down-and-dirty product reel Thursday…
While ABC has been touting its broadcast of the Academy Awards as "the Super Bowl for women," the media-buying unit of Grey Advertising released a study Thursday to prove it.