Rudi Barnet, director-general of the San Sebastian Film Festival for the last two years, was removed from his post in a general board meeting Monday.
EMI Music Publishing has filed suit against Turner Entertainment, asking $ 15 million in payments it asserts are due on homevid sales of the MGM library of motion pictures.
Prism Pictures will distribute a series of 12 films that Crystal Sky Communications is producing. Pix will be shot over the next 18 months, and each is based on a novella or short story by Mark Twain.
The first London Program Market ends today, having won positive reviews from sellers and buyers alike.
California's top fire official has begun a massive entertainment industry education campaign because of a rash of recent accidents on movie location sites.
Intl. Movie Group posted $ 32,271 (no earnings per share) in net income for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30.
The career of George Lucas will be the featured topic of the George Pal Lecture on Film Fantasy in Film tonight at 8 p.m. in the Samuel Goldwyn Theater of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
A Filipino broadcaster yesterday challenged U.S. deejay Howard Stern to a duel "any place in the world" over alleged anti-Filipino remarks Stern made in September.
CanWest Global Communications CEO Izzy Asper confirmed to Daily Variety that the Winnipeg-based Canadian broadcast group has stitched together a $ A230 million ($ 161 million) deal to buy the three…
Yesterday Carmike Cinemas Inc. Class A shares saw heavy trading due to positive comments by Dean Witter Reynolds Inc. analyst Alan Gould.
John Candy was in anything but a sweet mood after an ad ran in the Canadian trade mag Playback -- without his permission -- announcing he was hosting this year's Genie Awards.