Dean Wright, a visual effects producer for more than a decade, has signed on as director of production at Dream Quest Images, the Disney-owned feature film visual f/x studio.
Further soldifying the exec ranks in the wake of Universal Music Group's acquisition of Polygram, Jorgen Larsen has been named chairman/CEO of the international operation of the soon-to-be combined…
Touchstone TV has signed an exclusive overall deal with former Fox comedy vice president Lauren Corrao.
Emmis Broadcasting Corp. has changed its name to Emmis Communications Corp. in a move CEO Jeff Smulyan said "better reflects the diversification of our businesses."
Kris Kristofferson and Casey Siemaszko have joined the cast of John Sayles' "Limbo" for Columbia Pictures.
DreamWorks has moved up the release of its digitally animated feature "Antz" from March 1999 to Oct. 2, 1998, the company told exhibitors recently. The move puts the film into theaters seven weeks…
The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television presented screenwriting awards to five students for works written in the 1997-98 professional program in screenwriting.
The nation's librarians dealt a serious setback to the powerful entertainment lobby Wednesday: The shelvers succeeded in blocking progress of two international intellectual property treaties that…
Fox Broadcasting Co.'s summer newsmag series is headed off the beaten path with a staff list highlighted by several unconventional contributors.
Twentieth Century Fox TV has signed a development deal with actress Christine Taylor ("The Wedding Singer," "The Brady Bunch Movie").
Warner Bros. and longtime partner Morgan Creek Prods. have deepened their alliance with a five-year agreement to share financing and distribution on an unspecified number of big-budget motion…