A House subcommittee held its first hearing Monday on a proposal to sell off PBS stations in markets where there are more than one, in order to create a billion-dollar trust fund to help pay for the…
Lobbyists for the motion picture and recording industries are hoping the House will vote as early as Wednesday on changes to U.S. Copyright law necessary for adoption of two intellectual property…
Building on their existing relationships in Latin America and Asia, Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl. and Buena Vista Intl. have inked a theatrical distribution pact in India.
Eric Fogel, the 29-year-old creator of MTV's "Celebrity Deathmatch," has inked a deal with the Greenblatt Janollari Studio to create a primetime, stop-motion animation series for network TV.
Robert J. Lenihan has ankled Act III Theaters in Los Angeles to join Gotham-based Loews Cineplex Entertainment, where he will serve as exec vice president for the 2,700-screen circuit.
BMG Entertainment has tapped Sarah Cotsen as veep of corporate development, where she will pursue strategic alliances and acquisitions while also identifying new business opportunities for the…
Creative Artists Agency president Richard Lovett is slated to receive a 1998 Friends of City Scholars award at a ceremony scheduled for Wednesday at the Hotel InterContinental in downtown Los Angeles.
Superb bows by "Saving Private Ryan," "Dr. Dolittle" and "The Truman Show" plus classy foreign preems by Polygram's costumer "Elizabeth" highlighted another crackerjack weekend at cinemas overseas.
With enough built-in hype to match the Olympics, the "Seinfeld" send-off and even the presidential confession, the year 2000 is rousing the interests of buyers here at Mipcom through longform docus…
CANNES — Canada’s Telescene has pacted with Fremantle Corp. on exclusive distrib for two family comedy series. Starting at Mipcom, Fremantle will handle international distribution outside North…