Joanna Colbert has been named director of feature casting at Universal, reporting directly to Nancy Nayor, U's veepee of feature casting.
DirecTv Inc., the GM Hughes Electronics-owned direct broadcast satellite programming service has inked a pay-per-view distribution agreement with Warner Bros. pay TV.
This year's Intl. Critics' Week pix, the Cannes Film Festival's nod to the next generation of filmmakers, hail from locales as disparate as Iran and Uruguay.
Commercial production is estimated to be more than a billion-dollar-a-year business in the U.S., although neither the American Assn. of Advertising Agencies nor the Assn. of Independent Commercial…
The Roseanne-Tom breakup lasted almost a whole week, as Roseanne Arnold announced Thursday that she's withdrawing a divorce filing against her husband and is planning to reconcile.
Information superhighway legislation allowing telephone companies into the cable TV business will be signed into law by President Clinton this year after being declared dead "no fewer than 10 times."
If interactivity is the media buzzword of the '90s, then no industry segment -- least of all commercials -- wants to be left out of the loop.
The FCC has fined more than two dozen radio stations a total of nearly $ 300 ,000 for violating the agency's equal employment opportunity guidelines.
Lee Rich Prods. is readying production of two films and has four more that could roll shortly. Next month, lensing begins in Florida on "Just Cause," a$ 30 million thriller starring Sean Connery…
A man who has cleaned up at advertising and musicvideo awards ceremonies is sick of most television commercials, particularly the ones made for MTV.