Three digital movies were shown for the first time in Japan Tuesday during the eight-day Tokyo Intl. Fantastic Film Festival, which is part of the 1999 Tokyo Film Festival.
Barbra Streisand will receive the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.'s Cecil B. DeMille career achievement award.
The News Corp.-owned publishing giant HarperCollins has merged its sales department with the sales divisions of its newly acquired imprint William Morrow and Avon Books into one unit.
Sean Connery's Sony Pictures-based Fountainbridge Films has inked a deal with Gotham-based scribe Kate Kondell to write an untitled golf project for the company.
Members of Congress may want to help guilds in their effort to stem the flow of production jobs to criticism that they are inadvertently subsidizing America's vibrant adult film industry.
America Online Inc., the world's largest Internet service provider, said Wednesday it will invest $30 million in Blockbuster Inc. to develop the vidstore chain's Web site and high-speed services.
Australia's Beyond Distribution has tapped Ellen Lovejoy as its London-based director of sales, a new post, effective early January.
Chris Montan, music exec and producer for the Walt Disney Studios, has been appointed prexy of Walt Disney Music.
Walt Disney Corp. will release fourth-quarter and full-year financial results today and follow up with an unprecedented conference call for analysts and investors hosted by chairman and CEO Michael…
PorchLight Entertainment has hired multiple Emmy Award-winning producer Joe Broido for the new position of senior vice president, filmed entertainment.
Coinciding with Rupert Murdoch's upbeat predictions for the German pay-TV market voiced on Thursday in Australia, Teutonic paybox Premiere World announced it has broken the 2 million subscriber…