BMG Entertainment has upped Strauss Zelnick to prexy and CEO of the conglom's worldwide operation.
The submissions deadline for the 1998 Austin Film Festival has been extended to Aug. 15. The event, unspooling Oct. 1-8, presents cash and services prizes in three categories: fiction feature, short…
Signaling the important roles that online and the Internet will play in Barry Diller's growing USA Networks, the cabler has tapped Alan Citron to oversee its new interactive division.
Model-turned-actress Jamie Pressly ("Poison Ivy III) has landed a lead role in a feature comedy with the working title "Springers," about people involved in a daytime talkshow patterned after TV's…
Tuesday's tentative settlement for the United Auto Workers to end its strike against General Motors Corp. brought hallelujahs from America's advertising and broadcast communities because what's good…
Cable music web VH1 has hired Jim Corboy for the position of senior VP, marketing.
Chris Rock has hired the talent agent Joan Fields to run the TV side of Chris Rock Enterprises.
Art distribbery Phaedra Cinema has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Film Four Intl.'s "Fever Pitch" starring Colin Firth and Ruth Gemmell.