MTV has formed a telefilm division and tapped former Pacific Western production VP Maggie Malina to run it.
Exiting E! Entertainment CEO Lee Masters will head a new company spun off from Liberty Media Corp. called Liberty Interactive.
The Ahmanson Theatre's presentation of "The Cider House Rules" leads the way in the Theatre LA Ovation Awards nominations with 13, followed by the Ahmanson's "Chicago" with 10. Both were produced by…
The luck of the draw netted U.S. experimental auteur Nina Menkes the $10,000 top prize at the seventh Arsenals film fest, which ran Sept. 21-28 in the Latvian capital.
The Dept. of Labor has dismissed a complaint filed by members of the Writers Guild of America West who accused union leaders of illegalities in the conduct of the September 1997 board election.
AFI Fest '98, running Oct. 22-31, will be top heavy with world and U.S. premieres including new films by John Landis and Claude Chabrol and such acclaimed international titles as France's "Dream Life…
Paramount Pictures has concluded a co-financing deal with Peter Hoffman and Graham Bradstreet's Cinevisions Ice on three of its upcoming high-profile pics: "The General's Daughter," "Double Jeopardy"…
United International Holdings announced Monday that Mike Fries has assumed the president's title from Gene Schneider, who continues as chairman and CEO, while chief financial officer Tim Bryan has…
Organizers for the budget-pressed Tokyo Intl. Film Festival unveiled the lineup for the Oct. 31-Nov. 8 event, which will be highlighted by the first public screening of the Brad Pitt-starrer "Meet…
Lifetime, reinforcing its commitment to high-visibility original weekly series, has given full-season renewals to its entire Tuesday primetime block of "Any Day Now," "Maggie" and "Oh Baby."
The Forum for Responsible Advertisers doubled its membership Monday when, as planned, it met in New York to seek more programming options for family and children's viewing.