Germany's private webs have threatened to withdraw voluntary payments to the country's film subsidy kitty if a new ad regulation goes into effect as planned in October.
Jill Green has been named senior veepee, creative advertising, for 20th Century Fox, effective June 1.
CBS has set a midseason pickup on the Paramount Network TV sitcom "Bob," as expected (Daily Variety, May 21). The Bob Newhart series didn't make the cut for the fall schedule after averaging a 9.7…
Jane Campion's "The Piano" and Chen Kaige's "Farewell to My Concubine" shared the top prize Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) at the just-concluded 46th Cannes Film Festival. The award was handed out Monday.
U.S. exhibitors and distribs anxious to break into the Hungarian market may soon have their chance. The City of Budapest recently confirmed plans to sell over half of the city's government-owned…
Ballots for the 45th annual Primetime Emmy Awards will now be mailed June 14 instead of June 9, as previously announced by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Ballots still must be returned to…
Palme D'Or (shared): "The Piano" (Jane Campion, director; Australia), "Farewell to My Concubine" (Chen Kaige; Hong Kong).
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It's not even Memorial Day yet, and the summer seems to be getting off to an uneven start -- at least based on the performance of the first few releases.
BAD BOY ABEL FERRARA -- represented in competition with "Body Snatchers"-- proved to have the drift of the festival when his film screened on day two. At his press conference, he told the crowd that…
Shares of several cable heavyweights -- most notably Tele-Communications Inc. -- have advanced on the expectation that other ventures involving TV and telephone companies could soon provide an encore…