The screen-building frenzy in the exhibition world is driving strong profit growth for movie projection manufacturer Ballantyne of Omaha, the company reported Wednesday.
The 55th Venice Intl. Film Festival, running Sept. 3-13, will give Golden Lions to veteran thesps Sean Connery and Sophia Loren and Polish director Andrzej Wajda, in recognition of their…
Long-serving Globo sales topper Jorge Adib is to step down this spring and becoming a personal aide to the Brazilian media giant's CEO, Roberto Irineu Marinho.
Molly Parker, who won a Canadian Genie award for her performance in "Kissed," has been cast in Egg Pictures' "Waking the Dead."
The 16th Media Access Awards were handed out last night at the BevHilton Hotel, honoring individuals, TV shows and films which helped improve the image of people with disabilities or encouraged the…
Joan Banks Lovejoy, a character actress and widow of actor Frank Lovejoy, died Jan. 18 of lung cancer in Los Angeles. Her age was unreported.
Philip Seymour Hoffman, last spotted in "Boogie Nights," and feature newcomer Daniel London have inked to co-star with Robin Williams in Universal's "Patch Adams" under Tom Shadyac's helm.
Japanese videogame maker Nintendo Co. and high tech ceramics maker Kyocera Corp. said Tuesday they have applied for a government license to start a satellite broadcasting channel.
Musicvid helmer Hype Williams is in talks to direct Live Entertainment's urban drama "Belly," the first feature film the company has greenlit since its buyout by a Bain Capital-led consortium last…
After deliberating for two hours, the jury in the "Twister" plagiarism case concluded that plaintiff Stephen Kessler's claims were full of hot air.
Growth in broadcasting helped TV station group and publisher Tribune Co. increase net profit 39% to $113.4 million in the fourth quarter, it said Wednesday, on 17% higher revenues of $710.8 million.