A proposal to make U.S. law compatible with an international copyright treaty -- a treaty broadly supported by the recording and movie industries -- faces a tough fight in Congress, where it is…
Cable industry veteran Thomas E. Lucas, whose career spans stints with MTV Networks, Discovery Communications and Hanna-Barbera Prods., has been appointed senior VP of marketing for the…
Italy has given final approval for plans to open up the funding of the Venice Film Festival to the private sector.
Two of New York U.'s professional schools have teamed with special effects house Digital Domain to create a new master's degree program for digital producing.
Thom Mount and Josh Kramer, partners in the Mount/Kramer Co., have signed a first-look production deal with Mark Damon's sales and financing organization MDP Worldwide.
Just hours after an important FCC vote, House telecommunications subcommittee chairman Billy Tauzin (R-La.) stopped by the Fox lot Thursday to have lunch with company topper Rupert Murdoch.
Fox Sports Intl. (FSI) has inked an exclusive agreement to carry soccer game action from the highly regarded English FA Premier League on Fox Sports owned-and-operated cable and satellite services…
CLT/Ufa, the joint venture between Luxembourg-based CLT and Germany's Bertelsmann group, has reported a projected LUF2.9 billion ($77 million) loss for 1997 on revenues of around $2.7 billion and is…
The Independent Feature Project will serve as the official U.S. representative for the Directors Fortnight (Quinzaine des Realisateurs) section of the Cannes Intl. Film Festival for the ninth…
Frankly, Curtis Hanson couldn't have looked happier. His movie, "L.A. Confidential," pulled in nine nominations from Oscar and a few more from other prize-givers, it swept critics' awards around the…