Santa Monica College's new Academy of Entertainment and Technology may receive an added $1.25 million kick from the proposed 1997-98 budget of Gov. Pete Wilson. The state budget is scheduled to be…
Miramax Films' "Cop Land," the second feature film by "Heavy" director James Mangold, which stars Sylvester Stallone, is undergoing significant reshoots, sources say.
Keith Samples, CEO and founder of Rysher Entertainment, who always had been a reluctant "suit," has resigned from the 2-1/2-year-old company, having been bitten by the directing bug.
Stan Winston Prods. has named Brian Gilbert VP, creative affairs. Gilbert joins the Van Nuys-based company from Scott Rudin Prods., where he was director of development. * * * Showtime Networks has…
Germany's third-ranked commercial web Pro7 is reportedly buying rights to series, sitcoms, cartoons and nearly 90 pics produced by DreamWorks.
Edward Kummer has ankled his post as senior manager of digital production at Walt Disney Studios' animation division to join Digital Domain, the Venice-based visual effects house as VP of digital…
Kathleen Quinlan, currently starring opposite Kurt Russell in the hit "Breakdown," has been cast to star opposite Billy Crystal in the Michael Lehmann-helmed comedy "My Giant" for Castle Rock…
The aftershocks from last week's abrupt departure of Peter Lund reverberated at CBS Friday, with execs saddened by Lund's exit but less fearful of its short-term impact than they were when the news…
Fox Sports West 2, the regional sports channel spinoff that has found tough sledding in gaining cable operator commitments, nailed down a key player late last week.
Scandinavian Broadcasting System (SBS) and Norwegian commercial market leader TV2 Norway have inked an unprecedented agreement which will leave the two nets in control of most of the commercial…
For those who missed the recent festivities on the French Riviera, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will celebrate the 50th Cannes Film Festival in Los Angeles from June 17 to July 5.