What was once a small coterie of entrepreneurs, music libraries have become big business, fueled by a recent rash of consolidation that has narrowed the power base to less than a handful of worldwide…
"Men in Black" continues to rake in the dough, this time in the Czech Republic, where it chalked up the largest-ever opening weekend box office.
Director Larry Clark has signed Vincent Kartheiser and Natasha Wagner to play young drug addicts in "Paradise," the film he's prepping as his follow-up to "Kids."
It's been a tough sell for producers pushing the many music biz biopics on such big names as Elvis Presley, Otis Redding and Janis Joplin. Just a few of the several projects appear headed for a…
Almira Malyshev has been upped to VP, international sales, at Kinnevik Media Properties. Handling worldwide sales for Kinnevik outside the U.S., Malyshev worked for New York-based Hexon before…
Regent Properties confirmed Tuesday that it plans to finance and develop the Westwood Marketplace, a 120,000-square-foot pedestrian-oriented retail and entertainment complex, anchored by a Mann…
Looking to get a toehold in the fledgling sports bar business, Disney Regional Entertainment and ESPN on Tuesday jointly announced the launch of a chain of ESPN Grill restaurants that will serve as…
Five new screenwriters have been selected to receive this year's Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Barry Diller's Silver King Broadcasting has hired a VP and managing director for its flagship station WYHS Miami, which Diller plans to make the model for major commitments to local programming by…
The first Hollywood Film Festival debuted Tuesday and the initial verdict on the fledgling showcase was that it's getting by (so far) on "beginner's luck."
It started with the human voice, accompanied by rough instruments of bone, wood, dried vegetables and stretched animal skins. It progressed through the years to an orchestra of woodwinds, brass…