Renee Missel, producer of such films as "Resurrection" and "Nell," has been appointed artistic director of the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival, it was announced Friday.
Arete Image Software has named Stanton Rutledge prexy and CEO. Rutledge joins the f/x outfit from CST Entertainment. * * * TN Media has bumped Larry Blasius to senior VP and director of the national…
Trevor Walton is ankling his post today as senior VP of longform programming at Fox Broadcasting Co. to take a job as president of Citadel Entertainment.
Morgan Creek Prods. has expanded the duties of two new execs, as chairman and CEO James Robinson moves to revamp his Warner Bros.-based company in the wake of the departure of vice chairman and chief…
Barry Diller's HSN Inc. finalized a deal to acquire 49.6% of Ticketmaster as the $215 million stock swap deal officially closed late Thursday. Diller assumed billionaire Paul Allen's stake in the…
In a landmark judgment, the Irish Supreme Court has permitted U2's Dublin concert to go ahead Aug. 30, after an earlier attempt to host the homecoming gig in the capital was refused permission on the…
Michael Rapaport, who has been a fixture on the New York independent film scene since his 1993 debut in "Zebrahead," has been cast as the lead in the indie feature "The Naked Man."
British Sky Broadcasting has appointed Bruce Steinberg as its director of movies and pay-per-view. This newly created post makes Steinberg responsible for BSkyB's three premium film channels and for…
The music and motion picture industries lost an early round Thursday in what is sure to be an epic battle concerning copyright law in the digital age.
New Line Cinema has inked "Jack and Sarah" director Tim Sullivan to rewrite and helm "Walking Papers" for Irene Webb to produce, sources said Thursday.
Bryant Gumbel got a series name and a staff of correspondents Thursday for his new CBS primetime newsmagazine, which will be called "Public Eye With Bryant Gumbel" when it premieres in the 9 p.m…