When Geraldo Rivera takes a six-week Mediterranean cruise beginning Monday, he will leave his nightly CNBC talk show "Rivera Live" in the hands of such guest hosts as O.J. Simpson trial…
Things are going pretty well for Ted Demme and Joel Stillerman: Their Spanky Pictures just moved into spacious new downtown offices and finished lensing its second feature film, "Noose."
Not unlike the special-effects beasts from some of this season's bigscreen blockbusters, music licensing for independent film is a creature that often is woefully misunderstood. Early in the…
Though seemingly forever relegated to the bottom of the box-office spectrum and "niche-market" programming, the documentary arena is undergoing a transfusion of new blood.
Independent filmmakers are notoriously creative when it comes to finding financing for their projects. But Valerie Red-Horse may be the first to turn to American Indian casinos for coin.
Hollywood met the House of Lords this week when actor Christopher Guest was sworn in as Lord Haden-Guest, a title he inherited after the death of his father in April.
While there's still no official word from the studio, station sources say Columbia TriStar Television Distribution is stepping up efforts to launch a syndie daytime strip hosted by Donny and Marie…
Complete Sound Launch Complete Post celebrates its 20th anniversary with the grand opening this month of its stand-alone post-production house, Complete Sound. The building is being called the…
Former CBS Prods. president Andrew Hill has been hired as president of programming for K-III Communication Corp.'s Channel One Network, a provider of educational television to schools.
Walt Disney has made a deal with Sting to compose songs for "Kingdom of the Sun," a new animated film project that will topline the voice of David Spade, sources said.
With Texas-size ambition to augment its staff of six, Dallas-based indie DNA Prods. has in 10 years managed to rise through the strata of festival projects, regional commercial and service work to…