Toward the end of 1997, TV viewers around the world will be introduced to "Super Kid," an animated, pint-sized hero who battles evil with five equally combative friends.
Despite Mayor Richard Riordan's initial public approval this week of U's new reduced expansion plan, unveiled earlier in the month (Daily Variety, July 3), residents living near the studio still have…
The film business is rife with outlandish stories about the scars writers have incurred pumping their independent visions up onto the screen.
David Flint, a prominent critic of Oz's media ownership laws, has been appointed chairman of federal communications law enforcement agency the Australian Broadcasting Authority .
Summit Entertainment has picked up international rights to the Kenneth Branagh starrer "Theory of Flight," produced by Anant Singh's Distant Horizons Prods. and BBC Films.
“Ask Mr. Traffic” (produced in Los Angeles) Featuring Kenny Morse, this call-in show covers the rules of the road, as the host answers questions about driving and brings viewers up to speed on local…
The leather anniversary of the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival in March was laced with heavy distribber purchasing power as the maturing fest hit its third year.
While 1996 was widely hailed as the year of the independent, so far, 1997 has offered distributors of specialized product little to cheer about.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is moving toward an outright sale of its book-publishing unit HarperCollins, Wall Street sources said, in the latest move by News Corp. to rehabilitate its image on Wall…
Next month, Jason Kliot and Joana Vicente --- the husband-and-wife team who founded Open City Films four years ago --- will travel to Vietnam to produce Tony Bui's "Three Seasons."
There was a time when indie film producer Dolly Hall wanted to be an actress. After earning a degree in theater from the University of North Carolina, she returned home to New York, continued her…