Although the market perked up a bit yesterday, longtime Berlin International Film Festival regulars are calling the 43rd annual meet the slowest so far. Event runs through Feb. 22.
Neil McCarthy has been named executive VP of Capitol Records, reporting to label president Hale Milgrim.
Poison faces a challenge in 1993. The Capitol recording act must prove it can survive in a world that no longer appears to be interested in pop metal, the style the band has successfully championed…
Hollywood Pictures late Friday purchased the movie rights to "The Twilight of the Golds," Jonathan Tolins' controversial play about a close-knit family facing a moral and ethical dilemma caused by a…
South Korea, reacting to local companies' pressure to keep licenses for cable TV in the family, has pulled the plug on plans to attract investment from U.S. and other foreign cable operators.
The AFM is gearing up for a record 249 companies selling indie films, which includes a big increase in foreign participants: 116, up from last year's 77.
LOS ANGELES TURNS on to the Grammys this week, as the city starts to gear up for the 35th annual awards show on Feb. 24, which will be televised from 8-11 p.m. from the Shrine Auditorium on CBS.
Studio Canal Plus, the film production arm of French pay-TV giant Canal Plus , has renegotiated its multipicture production pact with Warner Bros.-based producer Arnon Milchan.
Further entrenching its European presence, United Cinemas Intl. has bought out its local partners in Spain's biggest exhib, Cinesa. The move gives UCI, jointly owned by Paramount and Universal, full…
Anthony Hopkins, winner of last year's leading actor Oscar for "The Silence of the Lambs," has joined the cast of the 65th annual Academy Awards. This marks the third appearance on the awards show…
The historic Hollywood Palladium will close within three months, according to a management spokesman, because of a city-imposed curfew that the venue's owners claim is unworkable.