AFI director Jon Fitzgerald has chosen Miramax Films' "The Cider House Rules" as the opening night film for the 13th Annual AFI Film Festival, which runs Oct. 21-29 in Los Angeles.
The Senate has reached an agreement to scuttle its planned special Committee on American Culture in favor of a much less powerful panel that will not have subpoena power.
Lifting the shroud of mystery surrounding Spain's newest media player, digital terrestrial television operator Onda Digital has unveiled significant details about its growth and acquisitions strategy.
While rumors of mass layoffs and staff changes at the William Morris Agency have been circulating since Jim Wiatt joined the tenpercenterys as president and co-CEO in August, the smoke has so far…
Kids' WB and Nickelodeon have finished first and second with kid viewers on the first Saturday morning of the new season, while CBS' "This Morning" enjoyed the biggest early morning ratings surge…
Producer Robert Lantos and his Serendipity Point Films have pacted with writer-director Vincenzo Natali to produce and finance Natali's second feature film, "Splice."
The National Basketball Assn. will launch a 24-hour television network in six weeks called NBA.com TV.
John W. Lynn has been upped to VP, MTV animation. In his new role, Lynn will be responsible for supervising all the company’s producers and projects. Additionally, he will continue to serve as…
The A.C. Nielsen Corp. has joined with NetRatings Inc. to set up the first global service to track the number of viewers and advertisers who use the Internet.
UNITED KINGDOM The Lough House Group has unveiled plans to build a film studio complex adjacent to its existing animation facility on the Isle of Man. Costing up to $5 million, the complex will…
Twenty-five year vet New Line exec Sara Risher has christened a new inhouse production label, ChickFlicks, which will aim its pics squarely at women.