SYDNEY — Australia’s box office receipts are again set to hit record levels for the 10th consecutive year. According to the Motion Picture Distributors Assn. of Australia, by the end of the year…
SFX Broadcasting has acquired Pace Entertainment. With the stroke of a pen, the $130 million deal makes SFX the industry's leading promoter and producer of theatrical shows and motor sports events…
Alex De Castro Basto has been upped to director, sales and distribution, for Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl., Sony Pictures Entertainment’s overseas arm. De Castro, who was previously…
The cable TV industry may be slow to admit it, but the greatest competitive threat to its future isn't satellite dishes or telcos or the Internet. It's thieves.
Actress and UNICEF national ambassador Jane Curtin joined the org's executive director Carol Bellamy for a special preview of UNICEF's "Cartoons for Children's Rights" PSA campaign --- the first…
Recently formed Entertainment Properties Trust has acquired three megaplex theaters from AMC Entertainment Inc. for $51.6 million as part of the exhib's previously announced plan to sell and lease…
ABC, unhappy with its on-air promo slate, has interviewed potential hires including former Warner Bros. marketing prexy Chris Pula
MGM Domestic TV is pulling its planned talkshow strip with thesp Meshach Taylor from syndie contention. Leo's plan had been to tape the hourlong talker at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.
Todd-AO/Editworks has taken on nonlinear capabilities with the addition of two VideoSpace Digital Video Recorders.
The Italian film industry is showing healthy signs of recovery, while U.S. movies continue to lose ground, according to national figures for 1997 released this week.
Barry Diller's Silver King Broadcasting took a big step toward implementing its business plan in Miami Tuesday by unveiling a five-year broadcast TV rights pact with the NBA's Miami Heat.