Dutch music behemoth and emerging movie giant Polygram has grabbed U.K.-based vid distribbery Vision Video Ltd. from General Electric Capital Corp. for a bargain price, believed to be below $ 5.6…
The California Arts Council is back on the state Legislature's chopping block , but arts advocates are gearing up to build support to save the state agency.
Prizes snowed down upon an unusual number of films at the awards ceremony for the 1993 Sundance Film Festival Saturday night, as the juries were split in both the dramatic and documentary categories.
"Bram Stoker's Dracula" continued on a tear overseas last week while "Beauty and the Beast"-- which soared to $ 190 million -- seized the mantle of all-time top grosser in Italy from "Johnny…
Patchett Kaufman Entertainment will produce a movie for ABC based on the murder of Sarah Tokars, a true story currently unfolding in Atlanta.
Time Warner Cable and a joint venture between Sony Software Corp. and Warner Music Group have joined the Digital Cable Radio Associates L.P. equity partnership.
Patricia Barry has been elected president of the 1993 board of directors of Women in Film. Barry, who was one of the org's founders, most recently served as executive vice president. She is the first…
Underlining the theme of this year's Academy Awards presentation, "Women and the Movies," 71 Oscar-winning women gathered for a gala reception and group photograph Thursday evening in the Acad's…
TriStar Pictures took a chance releasing its male-audience actioner "Sniper" on Super Bowl weekend. The results were good enough for a shot at second place with an estimated $ 5.9 million on 1,551…
The Motion Picture Export Assn. of America has withdrawn a copryright complaint filed against Malta, claiming the island nation has made great strides in bringing its video piracy laws up to…
In the Jan. 26 story about the scientific and technical achievement Oscars, award recipient Kaz Fudano's name was misspelled.