Robert Friedman, former prexy of the AMC Entertainment Motion Picture Group, has signed on as a consultant to production house Ray-Art Studios.
Investment in U.K.-based film production rose 35% in 1999 to £574.4 million ($919 million), thanks entirely to a surge of foreign-financed pics shooting in Britain.
The T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research will celebrate its 25th anniversary by bestowing founder-chair Tony Martell with its Humanitarian of the Year Award, the org's…
Harvey Entertainment has pacted with apparel industry investment shop PG Capital to create Harvey Fashion. The new company will manufacture, sell and market a line of apparel based on Harvey's stable…
As for those other actors, the ensemble could hardly be starrier for this "Oedipus Rex." Mary Beth Hurt and Dianne Wiest have been alternating in the role of Jocasta, with Edward Herrmann and David…
Ludwig zu Salm, former president of European production for Columbia TriStar Intl. Television (CTIT), has been named the new prexy and CEO of CLT/Ufa Intl., Rights & Distribution.
CBS Corp. and Brill Media Holdings have formed a partnership to launch Contentville.com, a Web service that will sell books, magazines and access to previously published magazine articles, the…
In an effort to boost its online business-to-business efforts, NBCi said Tuesday that it has acquired AllBusiness.com for $225 million in stock.
Trilogy Entertainment Group, the company behind such pics as "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" and "Backdraft," has been restructured, with co-founder Richard B. Lewis forming his own shingle.
Runaway production from the United States helped drive film and TV production spending in the Canadian province of Ontario to a record high of C$934 million ($646 million). The 1999 production total…
Charlize Theron is near a deal to star alongside Keanu Reeves in the remake of the 1968 film "Sweet November" for Warner Bros. and Bel Air.