Following two years of canceled or vastly reduced editions due to budget headaches and bureaucratic hitches, the Taormina Intl. Film Festival moves back to its traditional slot this summer, running…
Sam Chisholm, one of Rupert Murdoch's most trusted lieutenants, has resigned as chief executive of British Sky Broadcasting, the satellite TV powerhouse he built virtually from scratch over the past…
A referendum to merge the industry's two performers unions will be delayed at least until the fall because a report on melding the guilds' two pension and health plans has yet to be completed.
Members of Mexico's film community took to the streets last weekend to protest the imminent demise of local cinema.
Joel Tator, executive producer of "The KTLA Morning News" and the man widely credited with instituting the loosey-goosey style which has kept the show atop the local ratings throughout the 1990s…
The William Morris Agency has underlined the expansion of its London office by confirming Charles Finch as head of motion pictures Europe, and naming Ben Silverman as head of international packaging…
One of Spain's most solvent film and TV companies, Sogecable, has announced post-tax profits for 1996 of $40.8 million.
Republicans cleared a hurdle Tuesday with a proposal that would effectively eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts.
McElwaine/Hayes, the production company started by former ICM vice-chairman Guy McElwaine with his client Terry Hayes last July (Daily Variety, July 26), has entered into a multiyear deal with Morgan…
Just two weeks after pinkslipping 13% of the staff of cabler Optus Vision (OV), Ziggy Switkowski has left the chief exec's office.
Jan De Bont has decided not to direct 20th Century Fox's "Zero Hour" and instead will turn his complete attention to the sci-fi western "Ghost Riders in the Sky" as his next directing project for Fox…