The ninth annual Nortel Palm Springs Intl. Festival announced its 1998 lineup of 105 films Thursday. Executive director Craig Prater said the program --- running from Jan. 8-19 --- includes 41 U.S…
Premier Advertiser Sales, the ad sales wing of Paramount Television Group, has changed its name to Paramount Advertiser Services as the unit broadens the scope of its activities to include the…
Annabeth Gish has joined the cast of Beyond Films' punk rock feature, "S.L.C. Punk!"
Andrea Calderwood has been appointed head of production at Pathe Pictures, one of three companies that were awarded lottery production franchises by the Arts Council of England in May.
After a crisis in the mid-1990s and a stabilization last year, the annual Monte Carlo television market (Feb. 23-26) has reported that marketing efforts have paid off.
China is cutting down on the illegal copying of U.S. films --- but it's still keeping too many of the real films out of its market, Jack Valenti said Thursday.
Just six weeks after launching in Australia and the U.K., National Geographic's first branded channels are among the most popular on both the U.K.'s BSkyB and Oz's Foxtel feevee platforms, spurring a…
Universal's "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" towered above its weekend competitors with a studio-estimated $32.9 million in its sophomore attack.
Mark Urman has ankled his job as senior vice president of international at PR firm Dennis Davidson Associates to join indie film distributor and producer Cinepix Film Properties in the new post of…
Ang Lee will make his New York Film Festival debut when his latest film, "The Ice Storm," opens the 35th edition of the festival, which runs from Sept. 26 to Oct. 12 at Lincoln Center.
The Mexican government has given Televisa and TV Azteca permission to begin testing of digital TV signals.