Cannes has hit a plateau. The vast majority of the deals announced this year prove that its focus rapidly is shifting from straight sales and acquisitions to chasing scripts, setting up…
Mary McCormack, who is on screen with Tea Leoni and Robert Duvall in "Deep Impact," has lined up two new film roles.
Dolby Sound Labs unveiled its soundtrack loudness meter, which allows sound mixers to monitor trailers and other film soundtracks, at Variety's Dolby Tech Symposium here on May 20.
Tom Cosgrove has been named VP, planning, scheduling and station relations, for Fox Family Worldwide.
Entertainment companies have started looking at the Internet as a new medium to program, rather than a sort of online marketing effort that mainly serves to bolster interest in TV or movie fare.
Carlton Communications, the ITV network company, has posted a pre-tax profit of £166 million ($270 million) for the six months ending March 31, up 4%. Sales were $1.49 billion, up slightly on $1.46…
Producer Ed Pressman, whose "American Psycho" has become the hot buzz of the Croisette with its $21 million deal for Leonardo DiCaprio to star, said May 21 that the producers would still like to…
Warner Bros. has elevated Sandra Smokler and Pamela Kirsh to vice presidents, associated general counsel, in the theatrical legal department.
In 1992, American filmmaker Jeff Balsmeyer made his first trip to Cannes and won the Critics Week short film competition with "The Room."
Jerry Herman’s “Dear World” will get a second reading from the Roundabout Theater Co., which is considering reviving the tuner for Broadway. The readings have featured Chita Rivera, Debra Monk and…
The amount of information available on the World Wide Web has exploded over the last five years, with plenty of it devoted to movies and television. And while much of that is geared toward fans and…