Barry Diller's Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch Inc. has upped John Pleasants to prexy, the Web company said Friday.
How many people have seen any of the 40 foreign-language films submitted for this year's Academy Awards? That's the question facing producers and distributors. They know that getting attention for…
After an auspicious platform start, Universal is eagerly awaiting the bell signaling the next round for "The Hurricane."
In the 68 years since the Academy gave a special award to Walt Disney for the creation of Mickey Mouse, little has reversed the overwhelming advantage live action movies hold over animated features…
Paramount Pictures-based Lynda Obst Prods. has purchased novelist Robert Stone's "Damascus Gate" for a six-figure sum.
In October 1992, the Royal National Theater opened a new production of the 1945 J. B. Priestley play “An Inspector Calls,” and a directing star was born: Banished — along with the drawing room in…
Walter M. Schonfeld has been tapped prexy of Technicolor's worldwide film group, replacing Ron Jarvis, who retired from the post in December.
Here's a rosy indicator of what a foreign-language Oscar nomination means to a distributor: USA Films is currently handling "Rosetta," a double-winner at Cannes (Palme d'Or and actress), slowly and…
Veteran film editors Dann Cahn and Marge Fowler have been selected as this year's winners of the American Cinema Editors' Career Achievement Awards.
The average Oscar watcher may be clueless about the list of contenders in the animated short category. However, toon insiders can often tell you which titles are going to land a nomination a few…
A full ring of wrestling organizations got a new challenger as Mark Anthony Prods. quietly cleared new grappling federation "WXO" in major markets across the country and is set to tussle in…