A Los Angeles superior court judge on Friday summarily dismissed a legal claim by director and producer Francis Ford Coppola against the estate of late scientist-writer Carl Sagan and Warner Bros…
The Sundance Institute and NHK Broadcasting Co. announced the winners of the second annual Sundance/NHK International Filmmakers Awards. The awards, created to celebrate 100 years of cinema history…
Byron Mann, who played the double-dealing Asian exec in "Red Corner," has inked to co-star in "The Corrupter" for New Line Cinema, sources said Friday.
Karsten Bruenig and Kai May have been named managing directors of production company Babelsberg Film GmbH.
Tit for tat: As Sony Pictures Entertainment establishes its first production outpost in Germany, German investors have responded by pouring money into a Sony-based production company.
The Canadian television industry breathed a sigh of relief Friday when Minister of Heritage Sheila Copps announced that the federal government will be renewing its C$250 million ($174 million)…
French pay television group Canal Plus has reported that provisional consolidated revenues for 1997 rose 16.9% to 13.6 billion francs ($2.2 billion).
Warner Bros. TV has inked an exclusive development and production deal with writer-producer John McNamara ("Lois & Clark," "Profit"). The three-year deal, worth north of $3 million, calls for…
October Films has hired Randy Ostrow in the new position of senior vice president of physical production. Ostrow began his career as an assistant director and has worked in a variety of capacities…
CBS is scoring some moral victories as its primetime Winter Olympics ratings continue to lag behind recent games and CBS' guarantees to advertisers. Final Nielsens for last Thursday and preliminary…
Still looking for high-profile films on which to stamp its name, Polygram Filmed Entertainment is putting its money behind a new production company run by longtime friends Ivan Reitman -- director of…