Todd Haynes' "Velvet Goldmine" and John Turturro's "Illuminata" are in, Chen Kaige, Robert Redford and Nikita Mikhalkov are not, and Godzilla may make his presence felt on the Croisette.
The National Assn. of Television Program Executives has canceled this year's planned ANIFX show -- what would have been the org's second annual animation and visual effects confab -- citing low…
Imax Corp. has entered into a long-term consulting deal with its senior vice president of worldwide communications, Al Newman.
New York 1 News, Time Warner Cable's 24-hour news channel serving Gotham and Westchester, will launch a weekly theater show covering Broadway and Off Broadway. The show will air 9:30-10 p.m. Mondays…
Specialty distrib BAC Films has picked up French rights to Overseas Film Group's erotic farce "Illuminata," starring John Turturro and Susan Sarandon.
Confident that few theater owners will have the guts to walk away from one of the most highly anticipated films of the summer, Sony Pictures Releasing will ask some exhibitors to fork over an…
Diana Berman has been tapped as marketing director of the Australian Film Commission, replacing 17-year incumbent Sue Murray, who became the public face of the Oz film industry overseas.
Joseph Vilsmaier's period pic "Comedian Harmonists" heads up the list of movies nominated for the 1998 German Film Awards, which will be presented by the German Minister of the Interior Manfred…
Shop at Home Inc., the fourth-largest but fastest-growing home shopping network, announced Friday that it has completed the absorption of assets of Global Broadcasting System Inc. -- obtained in…
The "Titanic" phenomenon that boosted the March 23 Academy Awards telecast to ABC's highest ratings in 15 years, also caused dramatically more kids, teens and young adults to tune in.