Anglo productions ruled again at the Golden Rose of Montreux, the only annual international TV fest for light entertainment programming. Fest wrapped Tuesday.
South African pay TV station M Net, in a bid to boost the local film and television industry, has thrown its weight behind a training initiative for students.
Pint-sized "Jerry Maguire" co-star Jonathan Lipnicki will play the lead in "The Little Vampire," a feature based on the best-selling children's books by Angela Sommer-Bodenburg.
The kids advertising upfront was still moving Wednesday, and while it's certainly more of a buyers' market than previous years, buyers will probably not get the significant price rollbacks they had…
Xavier Marchand, who recently quit as senior VP of European theatrical distribution for Warner Bros., has joined London-based Portman Entertainment Group as managing director of its film division.
When was the last time you thought about Soupy Sales? Maybe back in the 1970s , unless you heard him on radio in New York in the '80s. Apparently it's comeback time, again, for the pie-in-the-face…
Reginald Hudlin, director of "The Great White Hype," has signed his Hudlin Bros. outfit to a first-look feature film deal with financing and distribution entity Stone Canyon Investments.
Bolstered over the years by British-based fare, A&E will "buy American" in 1998-99, greenlighting its first U.S.-based TV movies and minis. Included are "Murder in a Small Town" starring Gene Wilder…
Indie production company Magic Hour Pictures has signed a $20 million production deal with a N.Y. investment banking firm, which chose to remain anonymous.
Cameron Diaz is close to the goal line on negotiations for the female lead in "Any Given Sunday," the gridiron drama that Oliver Stone will direct for Warner Bros. this fall.