Seventh Art Releasing, the relatively young independent arthouse film distributor, has acquired U.S. rights to the film "Honey and Ashes" from Swiss-Tunisian director Nadia Fares at the Sundance Film…
MCA Records has tapped industry vet Cassandra Ware as veep/marketing director. The move portends an expansion and re-organization of the label's beleaguered black music arm, which has stumbled…
Who will be the king of "The Castle"? That was the question on Sundance attendees' chapped lips Monday as specialized distribution toppers braved a half foot of snow to attend a packed screening of…
Buena Vista's "Kundun" captured the top slot on the exclusives roster. Martin Scorsese's Dalai Lama biopic collected $108,295 in 11 sessions on both coasts.
The Writers Guild of America will appoint a 17-member committee to oversee negotiations for the union's contract with TV and film producers, according to an agreement hammered out between eastern and…
King World Prods. stockholders approved Monday a two-for-one stock split during the company's annual shareholders meeting here.
GERMANY Helmut Thoma will resign his position as managing director of German commercial web RTL at the end of 1999. Thoma will then become chairman of RTL’s supervisory board for the next five years…
In the midst of Oscar speculation and on the heels of the Golden Globes, the Producers Guild of America has nominated producers of five films and 10 TV shows for its 1997 Golden Laurel awards.
Last year, the question was, What will "Ragtime" do for Broadway? This week, the industry will be watching to see what Broadway does for "Ragtime."
Just in case you suspected that Super Bowl hype was in any danger of subsiding in this, the game's 32nd year, consider the amount of attention that ESPN and its affiliated networks will be devoting…
Fox affils are delaying final agreement on a plan to restructure the Fox Children's Network until they hear the web's proposal for the stations to help pay for the expensive NFL package the web…