Director Frank Beyer has been chosen as chairman of the 11-member Berlin Intl. Film Festival jury, which hands out the Golden and Silver Bear prizes as well as the newly created "The Blue Angel" at…
Paramount Pictures has acquired motion picture rights to New York Times health care correspondent Lisa Belkin's soon-to-be-published non-fiction book "First, Do No Harm." It is to be developed by…
"Kung Fu: The Legend Continues" averaged a 9.9 rating, 14 share in Nielsen metered markets for its two-hour premiere last week, doubling the average of stations in the slot compared to last year.
Portugal now has two private stations competing with pubcaster RTP. Televisao Independente (TVI), backed by the Catholic Church, began three weeks of test broadcasting Saturday, and will start…
Although 27% of the Publicists Guild's active members are currently unemployed, a recent membership survey by the guild shows that those members who are working are often making more money than the…
NBC is reportedly in discussions with actor Gene Wilder to star in a pilot with the hope of developing a half-hour sitcom for next fall.
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.