Revenues and profits increased substantially at Endemol Entertainment in the fiscal year 1996-97, a year in which the Dutch-based company went public and began expanding its entertainment interests…
The complaints from TV composers cover a lot of familiar territory: They want more time to score scenes; larger budgets to afford more orchestrations; and lengthier main themes. "Even Andy Griffith…
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) awarded its 1997 Lifetime Achievement Award to Victor J. Kemper, whose career spans 27 years and includes 52 feature films.
The Writers Guild of America West has sent members ballots for its secretary-treasurer runoff between Michael Halperin and Michael Mahern. The election will conclude on Oct. 30.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Walt Disney Co. and Polygram Holdings are among a large group of companies exploring the purchase of the Epic group of film libraries, now being auctioned by the French…
After writing checks totaling $83.4 million to the U.S. Treasury, CD Radio Inc. has been cleared by the Federal Communications Commission to launch a new satellite-delivered nationwide radio service.
It's been a tough sell for producers pushing the many music biz biopics on such big names as Elvis Presley, Otis Redding and Janis Joplin. Just a few of the several projects appear headed for a…
Thora Birch has been cast in MTV Films' comedy "Election," opposite Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon.
Looking to get a toehold in the fledgling sports bar business, Disney Regional Entertainment and ESPN on Tuesday jointly announced the launch of a chain of ESPN Grill restaurants that will serve as…
Warner Bros. Records Inc., the parent of the Warner Bros. and Reprise labels, has named former Virgin Records U.S. prexy/CEO Phil Quartararo to the new post of president.