Filmmakers searching for the next hot location or place to save precious production money heard a few current options, courtesy of the Assn. of Film Commissions Intl. seminar on location shooting at…
Veteran theatrical sales exec Sudy Coy is retiring in October, but she's unlikely to forget her final Cannes Film Festival.
Pamela Shae has been upped to senior veep of talent for Spelling Television, which is to become a separate banner under the Paramount TV Group in the wake of Viacom's buyout of Spelling Entertainment…
Warner Bros. has won its appeal of last week's decision by the censorship board to change the title of the film, "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me." Censors wanted to replace "shagged" with the…
Many of the directors at Cannes want to be treated like royalty or religious icons, but only one this year is really entitled to that approach.
Pax TV will keep the off-network series "Touched by an Angel" and "Diagnosis Murder" in primetime while adding several original shows to its schedule.
The Skills Investment Fund, a new institution that will finance training in craft and tech-nical skills for filmmakers, will be bankrolled by contributions from every major film shot in the U.K.
Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired its second foreign-language title of the Cannes fest by picking up North American rights (except for French-speaking Canada) to Benoit Mariage's comedy "The Carriers…
Lions Gate Entertainment has picked up North American rights to Errol Morris' documentary "Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter Jr." for a mid-six figures.
Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli and British TV commentator David Frost have teamed up to launch Europe's newest niche TV venture, the Opera Channel.
CLT-Ufa has picked up multi-territory rights from L.A.-based Independent Artists to Jeff Franklin's unromantic romantic comedy "Love Stinks."