The number of Japanese cable subs using high-speed, broadband Internet access services doubled in six months to reach 329,000 at the end of June, according to the Ministry of Posts and…
Artisan has acquired North American rights to the latest docu from D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus. The filmmakers' investigations of such timely subjects as Bill Clinton's 1992 election campaign…
Relationship skein "Blind Date" made the most connections in the frosh series' history during the week that ended July 23.
It isn't a secret that major Hollywood stars appear in foreign commercials not meant for release in the United States. But a new Web site called Gaijin a Go Go Cafe, launched by Canadian design firm…
Vivendi is investing $143 million in a French version of Britain's successful directory service Scoot.com as part of its continued quest for content. The French group in the throes of a three-way…
The eighth biannual Intl. Animation Festival in Japan, unspooling in Hiroshima Aug. 24-28, will showcase 58 animated works selected out of 1,231 entries from 59 countries and territories.
Illeana Douglas will make her feature directorial debut on "Sorority Rule," a comedy produced by Gotham-based Bigel/Mailer Films. Pic's casting up for a fall shoot.
In a reflection of the talent shuffle accompanying consolidation in Hollywood's post-production community, Sony Picture Entertainment's post operations have snapped up a pair of well-known Todd-AO…
360HipHop.com, the urban entertainment site created by Def Jam founder Russell Simmons, has teamed with rap star Jay-Z and Roc-A-Fella Enterprises to develop original programming for the Web.
Screening recent cinema from Colombia, Venezuela and the Caribbean region, the fifth annual Caribbean Film Fest runs today through Wednesday in the Colombian coastal city of Barranquilla.
Marie Jacobsen has been appointed senior vice president of programming for Columbia TriStar Television Intl. in Los Angeles.