NBC and Turner have put off plans to launch a new football league until spring 2001 -- assuming the idea isn't shelved altogether.
"Happiness" director and New York U. alumnus Todd Solondz presented first prize honors to two films during NYU/Tisch School of the Arts' Wasserman Awards ceremony Saturday night at Lincoln Center.
Shooting will begin April 18 in Luxembourg on "Burned to Light," a fictionalized account of the making of F.W. Murnau's horror classic "Nosferatu," starring John Malkovitch and Willem Dafoe.
Universal has shelled out $600,000 against $900,000 for "American Pie" scripter Adam Herz's feature idea based on the 1977 Burt Reynolds starrer "Smokey and the Bandit."
America's 196 film commissions are forgetting their traditional rivalry to set up the first national commission, Film U.S., in an effort to woo productions back into the country.
HBO and Showtime walked away with two awards each at the fifth Vision Awards Friday night in Beverly Hills. The National Assn. of Minorities in Communications honored the best in cable television…
Russia's leading homegrown movie event, the Open Russian Film Festival, better known by its traditional title Kinotavr, will unspool June 3-16 in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi in its jubilee…
NBC has renewed comedies "Will & Grace" and "Suddenly Susan" for next season.
FROM MIPTV Mip, the granddaddy of international TV tradeshows, opens today in Cannes, with a potpourri of Euro and Aussie companies edging Hollywood studios off center stage.
"Shakespeare in Love" was named best film but "Elizabeth" won the most prizes at the 51st British Academy Film Awards, which saw the kudos distributed among several contenders.
The Easter break and school vacation in parts of Europe did not energize the B.O. last week as exhibs blamed a combo of warm, cinema-unfriendly weather and lackluster new releases.