Nelvana Ltd. has appointed two new execs to its business affairs department.
The race for Polygram Holdings widened Wednesday as two new bidders, including a group led by former Creative Artists Agency chairman Michael Ovitz, joined Seagram Co. Ltd. as possible suitors for…
Castle Communications, the Brit record company that owns the entire back catalog of '60s pop group the Kinks, is being sold in a court auction in New York on May 21 for a minimum of $31 million.
French production company Parabole is looking to assemble a consortium of European producers to co-produce an ambitious slate of 12 pics derived from the collection of 42 Bible stories, known as the…
Former Broadway actress and St. Paul, Minn., benefactor Ruth Easton, died March 16 of natural causes at her home in Beverly Hills. Her age was unreported.
A&E has rejiggered its primetime schedule to guarantee that at 9 p.m. Monday through Friday it will program a fresh hourlong documentary for the 1998-99 season. The yearlong program investment for…
Sony Pictures' "Godzilla" will thunder into theaters Wednesday on a record 7,363 screens in 3,310 theaters, demolishing the record of 6,190 screens set last summer by Universal's "The Lost World…
The Screen Actors Guild and Saban Entertainment on Wednesday reached an agreement covering the production of live-action children's TV programming.
The U.K.'s leading indie distrib, Entertainment Film Distributors, has lassoed three Good Machine Intl. titles: Ang Lee's "Ride with the Devil," Todd Solondz's "Happiness" and J. Todd Anderson's "The…
Bruce Gordon's Crawfords Australia has hired one of New Zealand's most experienced producers to spearhead its international co-productions.