Twenty-five years ago, movie music became respectable when RCA launched its "Classic Film Scores" series with an album devoted to the '30s and '40s music of forgotten master Erich Wolfgang Korngold…
Five new screenwriters have been selected to receive this year's Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Tom Kennedy has been elected president of Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters for the 1997-98 season, while Ralph Story and Lloyd Sigmon return as VPs.
Just six months after trumpeting a long-term foreign sales pact in Cannes, Village Roadshow and Guy East/Nigel Sinclair's Intermedia have parted ways "amicably," the companies confirmed Tuesday at…
Revenues and profits increased substantially at Endemol Entertainment in the fiscal year 1996-97, a year in which the Dutch-based company went public and began expanding its entertainment interests…
The complaints from TV composers cover a lot of familiar territory: They want more time to score scenes; larger budgets to afford more orchestrations; and lengthier main themes. "Even Andy Griffith…
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) awarded its 1997 Lifetime Achievement Award to Victor J. Kemper, whose career spans 27 years and includes 52 feature films.
The Writers Guild of America West has sent members ballots for its secretary-treasurer runoff between Michael Halperin and Michael Mahern. The election will conclude on Oct. 30.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Walt Disney Co. and Polygram Holdings are among a large group of companies exploring the purchase of the Epic group of film libraries, now being auctioned by the French…
After writing checks totaling $83.4 million to the U.S. Treasury, CD Radio Inc. has been cleared by the Federal Communications Commission to launch a new satellite-delivered nationwide radio service.
It's been a tough sell for producers pushing the many music biz biopics on such big names as Elvis Presley, Otis Redding and Janis Joplin. Just a few of the several projects appear headed for a…