Chairing his first meeting of Russia's Committee for Cinematography (Goskino) at the end of March, the body's newly appointed head, Alexander Golutva, painted a pessimistic picture of prospects for…
Triple Axel Prods., the Santa Monica-based outfit headed by producer James Alex, has secured a funding commitment for up to $40 million from Double Eagle Capital Management Group to produce a maximum…
Seagram and German media giant Bertelsmann will announce today an Internet alliance linking their music operations -- Universal Music Group and BMG Entertainment -- to sell releases from their record…
Turner Broadcasting's TNT and TBS have bought out the TV-syndication window to the theatrical movies produced by DreamWorks during its first five years.
It has taken almost 16 months and a wide reissue on the heels of its Oscar success to do it, but Roberto Benigni's "Life Is Beautiful" has outclassed all other Italian films to become the…
NCAA hoops and "The Secret Path" have led CBS to a convincing households victory in March 29-April 4 primetime Nielsens, as well as the Eye's first runner-up finish in adults 18-49 since the 1998…
For her next project, Jennifer Jason Leigh will be keeping it all in the family, starring in "Beautiful View," a suspense thriller written and directed by her mother, Barbara Turner.
A consortium headed by former Live Entertainment chairman Roger Burlage is expected to announce today that it has taken control of licensing firm Harvey Entertainment.
Boris Yeltsin is continuing to show support for the independence of broadcasters with his veto of a bill proposed by the Russian parliament to set up bodies regulating morality on the TV screen.
Clear Channel Broadcasting programmer Julie O'Neil will be named program director at Tribune Broadcasting's WPIX in Gotham today.
"Wit" was the big winner at the 1999 Lucille Lortel Awards, which honor achievement in Off Broadway theater.