Regulations increasing the local content in South African TV programming have been adopted, and initial reaction, from broadcasters and producers, is dissatisfaction.
Music giant EMI Group has restructured its EMI Music operation by splitting the company into two core businesses: EMI Recorded Music, which will be run by Ken Berry, and EMI Music Publishing, which…
Edward R. Pressman Film Corp. has inked a deal with Tom DeCerchio to direct "No Limit," a dark comedy feature film based on a book by Gary Ross. Production for the film is scheduled to lense by…
In a ruling which could limit the scope of influence managers have in committing their clients to projects, an L.A. Superior Court judge ruled a valid contract did not exist when actress Pamela…
Former talkshow producer David Scott has been named executive producer of Warner Bros. Domestic TV Distribution's upcoming remake of "The People's Court."
"The Fifth Element" continued on a tear last week, but some of the other films launched at Cannes had underwhelming debuts, while the European B.O. generally was flattened by brilliant summer weather.
Actress Jean Kasem, wife of announcer Casey Kasem, has formed the production company Little Miss Liberty Entertainment and acquired the rights to "The Colleen Stan Story," a reality-based TV movie…
When music industry telephone lines began buzzing early Friday morning over rumors that Charles Koppelman and Terri Santisi, two of the highest-ranking execs of EMI Music, were abruptly dismissed…
The BBC has restored Alan Yentob to its top creative job, after a year in which the pubcaster seemed to have pushed the man regarded as its finest program-maker out into the cold.
Kinnevik, one of Sweden's largest business conglomerates, voted today to spin off its broadcast and entertainment arm Modern Times Group (MTG) as a separate company.
Walt Disney feature animation president Peter Schneider and board vice chairman Roy Disney will receive the International Creative Achievement Award at this year's Cinema Expo Intl. in Amsterdam.