Ticketmaster and Yamaha have created a new showcase series for aspiring musicians. "Soundcheck -- The Ticketmaster Yamaha Music Showcase" will feature 30 local and five regional showcases…
Independent filmmaker John Woodward and his wife, Tammy Stones, won a $102, 698 arbitration award May 29 against AIP Home Video over distribution rights to the film "Neurotic Cabaret."
For the first time in almost 20 years, a movie version of an Australian TV series will be made later this year. "Police Rescue: The Movie," based on the highly popular adventure skein from Southern…
Colossal Pictures, known primarily for its advertising work and graphics for various national advertisers as well as outfits like MTV, has signed with United Talent Agency to represent the company…
Though attention was naturally focused on new saturation releases like "Cliffhanger," several exclusive pictures also benefited from the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Paragon Entertainment will become the first major player in Canada's film and television production community to become a publicly traded commodity.
Cineplex Odeon Films has acquired the theatrical distribution rights for Gramercy Pictures in Canada, giving it such upcoming films as "Posse" starring Mario Van Peebles, the thriller "Kalifornia"…
Western Intl. Syndication's off-HBO series "1st & Ten" has been cleared on 67 stations representing 71% of the country, including the CBS O&Os in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.
Some $ 400 million in revenue from product plugs during variety and game shows, a common advertising practice in Italy, will be lost by RAI and Fininvest if new regulations approved by a Senate…
The traditional start of the summer season at the box office brought with it the full gamut of emotions for distributors and exhibitors. However, highs and lows aside, no clear picture of what is to…
Scientific-Atlanta Inc., the cable industry's second-largest manufacturer of TV set-top boxes, will introduce a new digital compression and storage system at the National Cable TV Assn. Show in San…