Spanish digital operator Via Digital, 25% owned by telco Telefonica, will carry a branded Canal Hallmark channel on its platform from Dec. 15.
Sean O'Halloran is segueing from the hottest seat in Australian pay TV --- CEO of beleaguered satcaster Australis Media --- to one of the best-upholstered jobs in Oz film and TV production and…
Producer David L. Wolper has acquired film rights to a nonfiction book that chronicles what really happened during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962.
Toshiba Corp. announced Monday it will launch the world's first compact digital videodisc (DVD) player in the Japanese market in November.
Two unions have joined forces to boycott KVEA and its advertisers beginning next month.
Turner Pictures' "Cats Don't Dance" was the most nominated feature, while 20th Century Fox TV's "King of the Hill" and Disney TV's "The Lion King's Timon and Pumbaa" are tied for most-nominated TV…
The world premiere of James Cameron's behemoth "Titanic" is scheduled for Nov. 1 at the 10th annual Tokyo Intl. Film Festival, exactly seven weeks before its scheduled U.S. bow on Dec. 19.
European audience research firms are becoming as sophisticated --- and perhaps more global in their approach --- than their American counterparts.
Granada Entertainment USA has tapped two veteran telefilm producers, Jon Cowan and Robert Rovner, to spearhead the company's push into TV movie and miniseries production.
Organizers of the Diversity Awards have announced the full slate of honorees for the Oct. 21 event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
The premiere outing for the Hollywood Film Festival will showcase 40 films, including 19 in the feature competition for the Film Discovery Awards. Additionally, there will be prizes for shorts and…