DreamWorks will hold the pickles and the lettuce with its new multimillion-dollar promotional pact with Burger King on next summer's animated/live-action release "Small Soldiers," the studio…
The 16th annual Vancouver Intl. Film Festival wrapped Sunday after two weeks, during which 285 features and shorts were unspooled for the biggest-ever fest audience --- more than 120,000.
Warner Bros. TV has promoted two business affairs executives. Roni Mueller and Karen Cease have both been upped to senior vice presidents of business affairs, reporting to Craig Hunegs, exec VP of…
Submissions for the Independent Feature Project/West Spirit Awards have been extended to Oct. 15. The annual honors to American films produced outside the mainstream will take place March 21, 1998…
As distribution and acquisitions execs descended on the Meridien Hotel here over the weekend for the pre-Mifed London Screenings, the mood was grim.
A&E has passed the magic 70 million mark in subscriber households, joining an exclusive club of cable networks to have achieved the penetration figure (including ESPN, CNN, TNT, TBS, C-SPAN, USA…
Garth Drabinsky's Livent Inc. sold $125 million of bonds Friday, $25 million more than originally planned, giving the legit producer extra cash for future investment in new shows.
Yair Landau has been promoted to executive VP for corporate development and strategic planning at Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Some Brooklyn residents wish they never met Joe Black. On Thursday morning, between 60 and 70 demonstrators gathered outside the Park Slope armory, where Universal has been lensing "Meet Joe Black,"…
In the first head-to-head Wednesday series battle between the Big Three, NBC's 8-9 p.m. sitcom block bombed, boosting ABC and CBS that hour. But the debut of NBC's new 9:30 p.m. sitcom "Working"…
Actors Rip Torn ("The Larry Sanders Show"), Laurie Metcalf ("Roseanne") and Mara Wilson ("Mrs. Doubtfire") are starring in the new two-hour telefilm "Balloon Farm" for ABC's Sunday franchise "The…