Australia's love affair with sports is continuing at the expense of the arts.
Writer-director Nick Castle ("Mr. Wrong") is set to helm "Now That I've Found You," an indie set at the turn of the millennium which Wim Wenders will executive produce.
SAT2000, the Catholic satellite TV network controlled by Italy's bishops, will start broadcasting Jan. 18, "Caro Domani" (Dear Tomorrow), Italy's first Catholic soap opera.
The producers behind the 3-D-animated "Gravity Angels" -- heralded as the first movie created for the Internet -- are hoping to sell it at the NATPE confab this month in New Orleans.
DreamWorks will reissue Steven Spielberg's critically acclaimed World War II pic, "Saving Private Ryan," nationwide on Feb. 5.
Hamdon Entertainment has picked up the exclusive worldwide distribution rights to the telepics "Life's Little Struggles" and "Family Blues."
Bierer has been named prexy of the indie production outfit Radio With Pictures.
Watch out, Telechubbies, here come the lawyers! "TeleChobis," Mexican broadcaster TV Azteca's answer to the hit kid's show "Teletubbies," is being slapped with a lawsuit by the original show's U.K…
Former UTA agent Cory Concoff has become a manager at the Bauer Co.
Mark Rosenbaum has been promoted to senior VP, 20th Century Fox Intl. Television, and will report directly to executive VP Marion Edwards.
KCBS Los Angeles was the volume leader in the Radio-Television News Assn. of Southern California's annual Golden Mike kudos, but the top newscast honors went to NBC's San Diego O&O KNSD and Fox O&O…