Hungary is drafting a new film law containing provisions that will dramatically increase taxes for distributors of U.S. theatrical and video titles and possibly shrink Hungary's cinema industry…
Encore Media Group has expanded its agreement with Miramax to include a commitment to take all Miramax label titles on an exclusive basis, boosting the overall number of firstrun titles airing on…
Outgoing Federal Communications Commission chairman Reed Hundt said Thursday it is a mistake to threaten NBC's licenses because of the Peacock web's refusal to air the new TV content code.
Armin Mueller-Stahl, the German actor who earned a best supporting actor Oscar nomination last year for his role in "Shine," has signed to co-star with Robin Williams in TriStar's "Jakob the Liar,"…
France's Centre National de la Cinematographie will increase its funding for the audiovisual industry to $22.5 million in the coming year.
Reflecting a divisiveness among board members and Isaac Tigrett's operation of the House of Blues, the founder of the nightspot has been removed as CEO.
Club 100 of the Music Center will be hosting its 16th Annual Distinguished Artists Awards on Nov. 3 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
Universal Intl. Television reached an output agreement at last week's Mipcom TV trade show with Belgian station TV4 covering firstrun features, TV series, telepics and library product.
CBS will step up its Internet presence with a 24-hour online news service, CBSnow, which will launch in January with 110 broadcast affiliates signed on to provide local content.
Jerry Seinfeld will make a brief but splashy return to his standup comedy roots in a live Broadway performance in August being presented on HBO.
Lensing has wrapped on the John Savage starrer "Front Line," the first production of indie outfit Kingman Films Intl.