Veteran agent Ken Kamins has been named the new head of ICM's literary department. The appointment was made by ICM copresidents Ed Limato and Nancy Josephson.
Fledgling Fox newsmag "Fox Files" is coming under fire for a segment about so-called gay "gangbangers." The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has issued a harshly-worded statement…
For the eighth time, Robert Z. Shapiro will be the senior executive consultant for the Academy Awards telecast.
Software billionaire Paul Allen is laying out an estimated $900 million to expand his cable presence in a complicated three-way deal announced Wednesday that includes Nashville-based cabler…
Investment in Italian film production during 1998 rose considerably, but the number of features produced remained stable, failing to reach the 100-title mark for the fifth consecutive year and…
Producer Don Murphy ("Natural Born Killers") has struck out on his own, establishing the Angry Films banner and inking a first-look pact with Columbia Pictures.
Frans Ankone has been named fashion editor of Detour magazine.
Legit helmer-producer Gregory Mosher will make his feature film directorial debut with "Laughter in the Dark" for Larry Meistrich's the Shooting Gallery and Haft Entertainment.
Granite Broadcasting Corp. announced Wednesday that it has retained investment firm Goldman, Sachs & Co. to sell its CBS affiliate in Austin, Texas.
France's leading terrestrial broadcaster TF1 reported that 1998 net profits rose 48.3% to 715 million francs ($126 million) as the company released provisional results for last year.
FROM NATPEFrom the food trays at the booths, to the programs for sale, to the traditional craziness on the floor, it seemed there was less of everything at NATPE this year.