Josh Elbaum, a veteran international television exec, has joined Paris-based Media Development Group and distrib Arathos as president.
A Silicon Valley startup company plans to start selling a new digital television recorder that will provide viewers vastly greater powers of control over the process of both watching and recording TV…
The revelation that British Sky Broadcasting is in advanced negotiations to acquire Manchester United, the world's most profitable soccer club, has stunned the U.K., prompting front page headlines…
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French pay television group Canal Plus has forged a new digital alliance in Poland.
Akira Kurosawa, the internationally acclaimed Japanese film director, died Sunday in Tokyo of a stroke. He was 88. His landmark films, especially "The Seven Samurai," "Rashomon" and "Ikiru," were…
Dear Jack Shea, Re: your response to Peter Bart’s column (Daily Variety, Aug. 24) on possessory credit. You state that “the position of the Director’s Guild of America is not that all directors…
Trimark Pictures has concluded a deal with Kings Road Entertainment to distribute a package of its pics on video and digital videodisc in North America.
After working its way up the box office chart for more than seven weeks, 20th Century Fox's "There's Something About Mary" landed at No. 1 for the first time over the Labor Day frame, with a…
After the 55th Venice Intl. Film Festival got under way last week with appreciative nods for some early Golden Lion contenders, the official competition has started to provoke more ambivalence than…
John Malkovich will receive a Donostia Prize at the 46th San Sebastian Film Festival, which takes place Sept.17-26.
Mary Meagher has ankled the William Morris Agency with Michael Smith, her former assistant, to form her own Gotham-based talent agency.