FROM NAB CONFERENCEHeightening competition in the emerging digital video recording industry, satcaster EchoStar Communications and Microsoft's WebTV Networks will release their DishPlayer satellite…
Woody Allen's longtime producer Jean Doumanian has created a division of her Gotham-based independent production company to develop and produce films by emerging director-screenwriters.
Prominent Wall Street media analyst Tom Wolzien has scored a technological breakthrough in linking TV to the Internet.
Tim Sommer has been tapped senior VP of Refuge/MCA Records, where he will be charged with inking and developing acts on the Don Gehman-led label.
FROM NAB CONFERENCEFresh off winning an Oscar last year for its achievement in developing film editing systems, Avid Technology Inc. has teamed with consumer electronics giant Sony Corp. to build…
"Enemy of the State" juiced Japan, David Cronenberg's "eXistenZ" and sexy Gallic entry "Romance" scored in France and Pedro Almodovar's "All About My Mother" captivated Spain.
John Cywinski, most recently prexy of Buena Vista Pictures marketing, has announced he is rejoining the ranks of the fast-food regime, this time at McDonald's, where he will serve as a veepee…
Peter Guber's Mandalay Entertainment has parted ways on the TV side with Lions Gate Entertainment. Mandalay chairman Guber has reclaimed the Mandalay Series Television unit, while Lions Gate retains…
FROM NAB CONFERENCENBC has pacted with the world's largest computer chipmaker Intel Corp. to begin broadcasting interactive high-definition digital television programming, as early as this fall.
A complete retrospective of the work of maverick director Arthur Penn, including classics "Bonnie and Clyde" and "Little Big Man" as well as seldom-seen films like "Mickey One" and "The Portrait,"…