The British Academy of Film & Television Arts has chosen Dolby Laboratories Inc. to receive a Special Technical Award to mark the company's "outstanding technical achievements in film sound."
For a little more than 40 minutes this month, John Mauceri will present a Brazilian travelogue in music with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, connecting the arrival of the Portuguese to Carmen Miranda…
Two very different approaches to the topic of extraterrestrial life accounted for nearly half the total weekend box office. Sony's sci-fi comedy sophomore "Men in Black" dropped 41% to gross $30.1…
The Carsey-Werner Co. has tapped TV sales veteran Herb Lazarus as president of its international distribution arm.
Radio giants Chancellor Broadcasting and Evergreen Media have struck a deal to buy the TV-radio station advertising rep firm Katz Media for $373 million in cash.
Czech and Slovak film distributor Gemini Film may be about to lose its license to handle Warner Bros. product. Sources tell Variety that Warners' homevideo partner, headed by managing director…
Veteran TV writer-producer Dean Hargrove has inked an exclusive two-year deal with Columbia TriStar TV worth close to $2 million a year, sources say.
Hoping to revive the charming young doctor that inspired a generation of medical dramas, the Paramount-based Cort-Madden company and Gotham-based Boardwalk Entertainment have teamed to produce "Dr…
A nationwide survey of music writers pegged the Beach Boys as the "group or artist who best defines the L.A. sound or best represents L.A.'s contribution to the pop legacy."
The highly sought life rights to Peter Leonard, a man with a third-grade education who gained national recognition when he won a seat in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, have been granted…