Five-time Oscar winner Francis Ford Coppola has been named the recipient of the American Society of Cinematographers' highest "civilian" honor, its Board of Governors Award.
Now that the bulk of the network drama pilots have been ordered for fall, execs are starting to turn their attention to comedy development.
EXCLUSIVEMCA Records has a new logo. It also seemingly has a new motto: Get There First. Execs at the label recently took the unusual step of launching a preemptive strike to ink newcomers Free…
News Corp. estimates it will earn a profit of at least $100 million on "Titanic" once all revenue from the pic is accounted for, chairman Rupert Murdoch told Wall Street analysts Wednesday night.
Kraft Foods and Grey Advertising gave a big vote of confidence to local cable advertising by forming a multimillion-dollar, multiyear alliance with cable giant Tele-Communications Inc.
The Publicists Guild of America on Thursday announced its nominations for best marketing campaigns in movies and television.
Virgin Records has upped Ken Pedersen to exec VP of the label’s stateside operation. The industry vet will oversee Virgin’s finance, production and information technology arms. Pedersen also will…
Homing in on his goal of 80%-plus household coverage by the August launch of his PaxNet web, Lowell "Bud" Paxson announced eight more station acquisitions Thursday. The Paxson Communications Corp…
Frances McDormand, winner of last year's best actress Oscar, will be a presenter at the 70th Academy Awards telecast. It will be McDormand's first appearance to bestow one of the statuettes.
Just call it Menken mania. Eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken -- composer on such animated hits as "Beauty and the Beast," "Aladdin," "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "Hercules" -- has inked a…
Canada's Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. is in serious negotiations to become the primary equity partner in Mandalay Entertainment, providing Peter Guber's company with between $300 million and $400…