Making its largest single charitable contribution to date, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has pledged $250,000 to jump-start the newly formed National Film Preservation Foundation.
The pay-per-view industry this year will eclipse the $1 billion mark in collective revenue for the first time, according to an annual PPV industry overview presented Wednesday by Showtime Event TV…
Steven M. Ross has been promoted to executive vice president of worldwide promotions and product placement at 20th Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising.
MGM has expanded its spec universe, picking up action script "The Tenth Planet" for a reported low-six figures against mid-six, according to sources involved in the project.
After lensing Steven Spielberg's last three pics, cinematographer Janusz Kaminski will make his feature helming debut with the Meg Ryan-produced "Lost Souls" for New Line Cinema, the studio confirmed…
Paul Brooks is ankling as chief executive of Metrodome Films, the publicly listed British film company he founded and in which he remains the single largest shareholder.
Director Chen Kaige's next film, "Assassin," has run into a bit of trouble. Sony Pictures Classics, which has picked up foreign distribution rights to the film, may be a bit concerned following the…
Finally turning into the homestretch of what has proved a long, difficult rollout, Fox Sports West 2 on Wednesday struck a deal with Time Warner Communications, clearing a huge hurdle that will put…
MultiThematique is the first digital pay TV channel bouquet to be granted a national digital license in Germany. The bouquet, which has operated under a test license since June, was given permission…
Tribune Entertainment has signed a domestic longform TV distribution deal with U.K.-based Hamdon Entertainment.
With the millennium looming and young men's fancy turning to thoughts of the apocalypse, MGM has purchased Bo Zenga and J.B. White's theological thriller pitch "Doomsday" for producer Frank Mancuso…