Largo Entertainment has upped Kathrine Bates to manager of acquisitions. Bates, who joined Largo in 1989, moves up from her story editor slot. * * * Scott Weinstein has been upped to development…
Americast, BellSouth and DirecTV complained to Congress on Tuesday that cablers are trying to hoard programming in an effort to impede competition in the multichannel distribution business.
At a closing ceremony July 29, the 20th Moscow Jubilee fest jury awarded its grand prize to U.S. pic "Marvin's Room," with fest visitor Robert De Niro collecting the prize.
Polygram Music Publishing has inked a worldwide administration pact with singer Carly Simon. The deal, which gives Polygram the right to control the licensing, exploitation and collection of income…
In what could lead to a massive shift in industry practice, Twentieth Century Fox and Universal are the first two studios to grant ABC's request for 5-5-1/2-year license fee terms on two TV shows for…
After all its wheeling and dealing, Tele-Communications Inc. (TCI) will be staying in Argentina.
Glenn Close and Meryl Streep will costar in and coproduce "Mary Stuart," a film adaptation of Friedrich Schiller's dramatic play about the 16th Century monarch. The project culminates a plan hatched…
The initial price for Fuji Television Network Inc. (Fuji TV) stock has been set at 550,000 yen ($4,782), Reuters reported Tuesday. The network will go public Aug. 8, with a listing on the first…
President Clinton on Tuesday formally asked Congress to approve two international treaties designed to protect copyright-rich industries in an era when perfect digital copies can be made and…
After a lengthy search, Polygram Films has hired two key sales execs to round out its new U.S. distribution team.
Rob Gruen, who has been with Warner Bros.' retail business development for two years, has been upped to executive VP of worldwide marketing and retail business development.