Globo's 1 million subscriber MSO Globo Cabo, Brazil's top cable player, delivered solid results for 1998 but faces a bleak post-devaluation 1999.
With most TV industry analysts predicting that it's just a matter of time before both CBS and NBC hook up in some way with a Hollywood studio, every meeting of webheads and studio toppers is enough…
In Comedy Central's first programming move under new prexy Larry Divney, the cabler has greenlit production on a half-hour talkshow starring Ben Stein.
The Icelandic Parliament approved legislation Thursday to make the country a more attractive destination for filmmakers by offering reimbursements for the production of domestic and foreign films.
Warner Bros. Online prexy Jim Moloshok issued a battle cry Friday at the Variety Interactive Marketing Summit in Rancho Mirage, declaring that the major studios should unite to stop competing online…
Comet Film and Stonewood Communications have secured financing for a bigscreen adaptation of Angela Sommer-Bodenburg's children's book "The Little Vampire."
U.S. District Court Judge Edward Rafeedie issued an order Friday confirming his tentative rulings on motions filed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. and Sony Corp. in their legal battle over the exclusive…
Cowboy Booking Intl. will release the debut features of two helmers -- Ziad Doueiri's "West Beirut" and Tanya Wexler's "Finding North."
Already unpopular with Australian creatives for slashing film funding and tightening censorship, the conservative federal government is fuming at the censor's decision to allow a theatrical release…
The Itsy Bitsy Entertainment Co. has inked a five-picture deal with producer Brad Krevoy of Motion Picture Corp. of America to make family-genre films under the umbrella of Lovely Lollipop Prods.
UNITED KINGDOM The Arts Council of England has awarded £2 million ($3.2 million) to co-finance “Night of the Creatures,” the second pic from U.K. lottery franchise DNA Films. The $6.4 million project…