Carlo Vittorini is retiring after 20 years as publisher and CEO of Parade Publications, a division of S.I. Newhouse's Advance Publication newspaper empire.
Brian Gersh, former co-head of the motion picture division at the William Morris Agency, has unveiled his next biz venture -- IAM.com, an online community for aspiring talent.
After spending several months looking at more than 2,000 young boys around the country, helmer Jon Turteltaub and the Walt Disney Co. have closed a deal with newcomer Spencer Breslin to co-star with…
UNITED KINGDOM FilmFour Lab, the low-budget unit of FilmFour, has committed to two feature productions, Justin Edgar’s “Large” and Andrew Kotting’s “This Filthy Earth.” “Large” is a teen comedy set…
The Directors Guild of America and the East and West branches of the Writers Guild of America have pacted with the General Society of Authors & Editors of Spain, in a deal that will pump…
Vance Van Petten has been tapped exec director of the Producers Guild of America, filling the shoes of Charles FitzSimons, who is retiring from the post.
"South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are expected to announce today an exclusive deal with Shockwave.com, under which the duo will create 39 animated shorts to be Webcast before crossing…
The Monte Carlo TV Festival Tuesday named members of the jury that will attribute the 2nd European TV Producer Award next February.
Children's Television Workshop will be launching a quartet of kids shows for January's NATPE confab with hopes to match the success of "Sesame Street" and "Dragon Tales."
Canuck cabler Shaw Communications has made a C$5 million ($3.38 million) investment in OpenTV Corp.'s initial public offering, joining a long list of media companies lining up to buy a piece of the…
Mandalay Pictures has tapped Ben Affleck to star opposite Robert De Niro in "The Score." Pic will go before cameras March 6 in Montreal, making it Mandalay's next "go" film.