Motion Picture Assn. chairman and CEO Jack Valenti will hold talks with Russian government officials in Cannes about the continued piracy problem.
NBC's J.J. Jamieson is ankling his post as director of miniseries and motion pictures for television to become president of Avenue Pictures Television.
Fox Broadcasting has upped Blair McCoy from director to vice president of print advertising, special projects and online entertainment.
October Films has agreed to finance and distribute worldwide Open City Films' "Three Seasons," the feature debut of 24-year-old Vietnam native Tony Bui.
Talkshow host Jerry Springer resigned Thursday from his controversial four-day stint as a commentator for WMAQ Chicago.
Miramax Films has picked up U.S., English-Canadian and Brazilian distribution rights to Agnes Merlet's "Artemesia."
The newly renamed Carlton Film Distributors, formerly Rank Film Distributors, has arrived at Cannes in the midst of internal reorganization under its new ownership.
France is taking steps to boost cross-border film projects between Gallic producers and their Italian and British counterparts.
In another small concession to affiliates, NBC is dropping the "Dateline" name from reruns of its "Dateline NBC" newsmagazine on the MSNBC cable network.
Richard Branson's Virgin Media Group plans to launch music and travel TV channels in the U.K., a step in keeping with the Virgin tycoon's refocus on pursuing entertainment interests.
In what station officials term a "mini-pilot," KFWB-AM in Los Angeles has forged an alliance with KMEX-TV to use the Spanish broadcaster's reporters for live takes during President Clinton's trip to…