VH1 has promoted Lauren Zalaznick to senior VP, original programming and development.
Alexander Golutva, a former director of St. Petersburg's Lenfilm Studios, took over the reins last Wednesday at Russia's State Committee for Cinema -- better known as Goskino -- bringing an end to…
Just three months after being named Miramax's president of distribution, Andy Gruenberg is ankling his post at the minimajor.
With its exec director and internal structure now in place, the new Secure Digital Music Initiative can begin the process of determining which available technology is best for enabling the…
French pay TVer Canal Plus and main shareholder Vivendi confirmed Friday that talks toward a possible alliance with BSkyB are under way.
In an unusual departure from the safety of non-profit and regional theater try-outs, first-time playwright Peter Ackerman will see his new legiter launched directly into a commercial Off Broadway run.
FROM THE AMERICAN FILM MARKETFollowing their agreement to collaborate on "Shadow of the Vampire," starring John Malkovich (Daily Variety, Feb. 23), Nicolas Cage's Saturn Films and Lions Gate Films…
Two weeks after hanging up his "ER" stethoscope for good, George Clooney has signed to make his next film Joel and Ethan Coen's "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?" The Coens' drama will be a Universal and…
Satellite television provider EchoStar Communications confirmed Friday it made a $600 million offer to buy some of PrimeStar's satellite assets, topping an earlier bid by Hughes Electronics (Daily…
Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum's Spyglass Entertainment has named Paul Neinstein VP of business and legal affairs and Rebekah Rudd VP of post-production.
Creating an unusual position, Walt Disney Studios has upped Michael Mendenhall to senior VP of synergy. Mendenhall will be responsible for finding relationships between, and corresponding marketing…
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