NATO president William Kartozian used his annual ShowEast address to update delegates on a number of topics key to the exhibition industry, ranging from minimum wage legislation and digital cinema to…
Televisa topper Emilio Azcarraga Jean appears to be reducing his majority stake in the holding company that controls the media giant in a move that also reduces his substantial debt load.
CanWest-backed Network Ten has exceeded profit forecasts in its first financial reports since an April partial IPO on the Australian Stock Exchange.
Writer/producer Antwone Fisher — whose autobiographical screenplay “Finding Fish” is set up at Fox Searchlight Pictures with Denzel Washington attached to make his helming debut — has signed with…
Montreal-based Cinar Films reported record financial results for the third quarter, making it one of just a few companies to profit from meeting the entertainment and educational needs of children.
In an era in which studios increasingly tailor films to the tastes of test audiences, and exhibitors race to build bigger and better theaters, a new ACNielsen EDI survey reveals interesting and…
Film Four, Channel 4's feature production and distribution company, has set up a unit to concentrate on low-budget experimental movies.
Columbia TriStar Television has inked a one-year development deal with actor/comedian Bernie Mac. As part of the deal, Mac will produce and star in his own half-hour sitcom for the fall 1999 season…
Suzanne Fritz, a former MGM publicist, has taken over as VP of publicity for Centropolis Entertainment for partners Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich and Ute Emmerich.
Ben Stiller's Red Hour Prods. has beefed up its executive ranks, hiring producer Stuart Cornfeld as president of the company and Erin Simon as head of TV development.
The first two pics produced by Montreal-based TVA Intl. for the Fox Family Channel have wrapped production and are set to air on the U.S. cable network.