Shares of Lycos Inc. leapt nearly 18% Monday in response to reports that Barry Diller's USA Networks may abandon plans to buy the Internet portal.
MGM has promoted Brian Yell to executive veep of international operations. Yell represents the company interests in United Intl. Pictures and manages financial support services for MGM's European…
Italy's state-owned Istituto Luce saw an increase of net earnings and revenues during its 1998 fiscal year, it revealed Monday.
Nettie Wild's "A Place Called Chiapas" and Paul Jay's "Hitman Hart: Wrestling With Shadows" shared top kudos at the sixth annual Hot Docs: Toronto Intl. Documentary Festival awards, presented Sunday.
Helmer Peter Chan ("The Love Letter") is headlining the 14th annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film & Video Festival, running this Friday through May 20.
Jennifer Buzzelli has joined international TV programming distrib DLT Entertainment as director of sales.
Days after Televisa CEO Emilio Azcarraga Jean seemed y to have solved two years of ownership troubles by closing a debt-for-equity swap, shareholder infighting has broken out all over again.
Peter Engel Prods., the source of NBC's Saturday morning teen comedy slate, is branching out into the talent management arena with the formation of Beyond Talent Management.
Development partners News Corp. and Lend Lease have unveiled details of their $A300 million ($201 million) Oz Fox Studios development under construction in Sydney, including plans for a 16-screen…
Marg Helgenberger has joined the cast of Universal and Jersey Films’ “Erin Brockovich” for director Steven Soderbergh. Helgenberger joins Julia Roberts as a wife and mother who begins investigating…
Television director Peyton Reed, whose credits include the comedy sketch series "Upright Citizens Brigade" (Comedy Central) and "Mr. Show" (HBO), is set to make his feature helming debut on Beacon…