Veteran filmmaker Ron Howard has been chosen to receive the Society of Operating Cameramen's (SOC) 1998 Board of Governors' Award. The presentation will be made at the 10th annual SOC Lifetime…
ABC has inked an exclusive development deal with 9-year-old actor Alex D. Linz, who starred in "Home Alone 3" and "One Fine Day."
Silvio Berlusconi's TV group Mediaset is flexing its muscles in Argentina as part of the company's long-term goal of expanding its activities in Spanish-lingo territories, including Spain, where…
Universal Studios' parent Seagram Co. Ltd is once again in talks to buy music giant EMI Group Plc, sources said Friday.
Hollywood praisery Platform Public Relations has opened the doors of its Century City offices with PR veteran Siri Garber serving as president.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is looking for screenwriters who'd like some time off to work on a screenplay -- and $25,000 in pocket money. Deadline for entries in the Don and Gee…
After a frenzied bout of bidding against MGM, Polygram Films has won U.S. rights to the savage comedy "Very Bad Things." Polygram, which described the pic as "a darkly funny and brilliantly conceived…
Paul McCartney's wife Linda has died of cancer at the age of 55, a spokesman for the former Beatle said Sunday.
Unapix Entertainment has engineered its first deal with HBO for the network's weekly genre-movie showcase of U.S. premieres, selling "Devil in the Flesh," starring Rose McGowan ("Scream"), and "Bram…
Although two films she produced -- Todd Haynes' "Velvet Goldmine" and Todd Solondz' "Happiness" -- appear to be headed for Cannes, Christine Vachon has no plans to relax any time soon.
Madrid based sales and distribution house Kevin Williams Associates (KWA) has signed with top Spanish indie distrib Tripictures to rep the 120 pic Vestron film catalog for Eastern Europe, one of the…