IATSE has withdrawn its bid to win representation rights for Paramount clerical employees.
Universal Pictures and Gary Levinsohn and Mark Gordon's Mutual Film Co. confirmed Monday an estimated $350 million co-financing deal involving five pictures, as reported (Daily Variety, Sept. 23).
Media giant Bertelsmann AG has added Klaus Eierhoff to its board of directors. On Jan. 1, 1998, Eierhoff, 44, will take over responsibility for the group's multimedia activities and Bertelsmann media…
UPN is seriously considering delaying the launch of its Thursday sci-fi movie franchise until next fall, sources said. The movie night originally was scheduled for an April 1998 debut, but newly…
The 14th annual Israel Film Festival, celebrating old and new films spanning that nation's 50-year cinema heritage, takes place Nov. 5-20 on all three screens of Laemmle's Music Hall Theater in…
A new musical incorporating old tunes from the freshly hip Burt Bacharach and Hal David songbook is among the highlights of San Diego's Old Globe Theatre season.
The Focus Institute of Film has announced its national call for screenplays for its inaugural Workshop Series. Deadline is Nov. 30, and the org is looking for 20 scripts that “promote positive values…
It's spy vs. spy as Sony Pictures Entertainment chief operating officer John Calley announced Monday that SPE's Columbia Pictures will activate a James Bond motion picture franchise, based on story…
A&E has passed the magic 70 million mark in subscriber households, joining an exclusive club of cable networks to have achieved the penetration figure (including ESPN, CNN, TNT, TBS, C-SPAN, USA…
Broadening his role in the film business, Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage and his production banner Saturn Films have struck a deal with 20th Century Fox to produce "Tom Slick: Monster Hunter,"…