Insect docu "Microcosmos," British drama "Mrs. Brown," the refurbished version of "Vertigo," Kiwi film "Topless Women Talk About Their Lives" and the Mohammed Ali docu "When We Were Kings" were the…
Bill Gates' billion-dollar investment in Comcast Corp. could unleash a flood of software money into the cable industry.
MGM has named Dan Taylor to the newly created position of executive VP for corporate finance. He'll be responsible for the development and implementation of financial growth strategies for the…
United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc. is to spend $175 million in the next three years building 450 new screens, it revealed Friday, in an effort by the exhibitor to start defending its core markets.
Government-backed body the Indian Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) will for the first time sponsor a full-scale Film Fair in New Delhi from Aug. 23-31, heralding the 50th anniversary of India's…
Fax machines were working overtime this past week as copies of an Aug. 3 Sunday London Times profile of the William Morris Agency's Arnold Rifkin (complete with full-page photo) was the talk of the…
Alphastar, the smallest, most precariously funded of the direct broadcast satellite distributors, finally ceased operation on Aug. 8, leaving high and dry about 51,000 satellite dish owners.
In a race that many observers saw as simply too close to call Sunday, Warner Bros. newcomer "Conspiracy Theory" appeared likely to just edge out Sony's three-week-old blockbuster "Air Force One" for…
Anton Pichler, 34, has been named managing director of Vienna-based DF1 Oesterreich, the Austrian division of German digital pay TV platform DF1. Pichler previously was manager of an Austrian soccer…
Good news Friday for Worldvision Enterprises' new syndie gameshow "Pictionary": The half-hour strip won't be handicapped by a post-2 a.m. timeslot in New York, the nation's largest TV market.
Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) has written the FCC, urging the commission to approve the beefed-up rating system that the industry has promised to implement Oct. 1.