The Berlin Intl. Film Fest announced Thursday that the film buff pleaser "Porgy and Bess" will close this year's fest.
U.K. cinema admissions fell by 2.7% to 135.2 million in 1998.
JP Morgan's media investment banking co-head, James Rutherfurd, has ankled the bluechip firm to join Veronis Suhler & Associates.
Echoing the synergy between television and print media that helped make Tom Brokaw's book "The Greatest Generation" a national bestseller, Jay Leno was named a contributing editor of Hearst's men's…
MTV, USA Network and cyber-sex queen Danni Ashe are planning such halftime diversions to Sunday's Super Bowl XXXIII as, respectively, "Celebrity Deathmatch Deathbowl '99," "WWF Halftime Heat" and…
Fledgling Fox newsmag "Fox Files" is coming under fire for a segment about so-called gay "gangbangers." The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has issued a harshly-worded statement…
For the eighth time, Robert Z. Shapiro will be the senior executive consultant for the Academy Awards telecast.
Software billionaire Paul Allen is laying out an estimated $900 million to expand his cable presence in a complicated three-way deal announced Wednesday that includes Nashville-based cabler…
Investment in Italian film production during 1998 rose considerably, but the number of features produced remained stable, failing to reach the 100-title mark for the fifth consecutive year and…
Producer Don Murphy ("Natural Born Killers") has struck out on his own, establishing the Angry Films banner and inking a first-look pact with Columbia Pictures.
Frans Ankone has been named fashion editor of Detour magazine.