Disney Interactive --- whose computer artists have created such CD-ROMs as "The Lion King" and "Toy Story" animated storybooks --- deleted nearly 40 staffers from its ranks this week, about 10% of…
Now that the other shoe has finally dropped and label founder Chris Blackwell has exited, the derby to lay claim to Island Records has begun, with the chieftains of Polygram's other labels vying to…
Slamdance Film Festival officials have announced winners of their 2nd Annual Screenplay Competition. The awards will be presented at the Slamdance fest in Park City, Utah on Jan. 20, 1998.
Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner have turned the Carsey-Warner Co. into the most successful independent television production company by following their own tastes rather than riffing on what's already…
Gary Rubin has ankled his job as VP of ancillary distribution and library acquisitions at October Films to join his former boss Amir Malin at Live Entertainment. Rubin has been named senior VP of TV…
Thursday proved a frustrating day for Playa Vista developers.
Celine Dion has been tapped to perform and Merv Griffin will emcee the Neil Bogart Memorial Fund's dinner honoring record producer David Foster. Sources said Barbra Streisand will be part of the…
On the surface, the differences between Carole Black and Stephanie Garcia couldn't be more striking.
The National Labor Relations Board has consolidated the Writers Guild of America West and the WGA East's complaints against each otherand transferred them the NRLB's Los Angeles office.
John Willis, the former director of programming at Channel 4, has been appointed managing director of United Film & Television Prods., the network production division of media group United News…