Telefilm Canada will sponsor "New Voices: Canada," a sidebar showcasing five new Canadian feature films at the Independent Feature Film Market, which runs from Sept. 18-25 at the Angelika Film Center…
Tom Calderone, a consultant from Jacobs Media, will become MTV's senior VP, while Patti Galluzzi, senior VP, talent and music, and Ken Benson, VP, music programming, have left the musicvid channel.
Australian thesp Daniel Lapaine has joined the cast of Bruce Beresford's "Double Jeopardy" for Paramount.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Friday agreed to acquire a noncommercial television station in Buffalo, NY, for $33 million and detailed plans to have it designated a commercial station.
A flurry of paperwork hit the FCC last Friday, the deadline for filing reply comments about the agency's review of broadcast ownership and other rules.
Christopher Doohan, son of "Star Trek's" James (Scotty) Doohan, told Daily Variety his private investor group has identified a site in Seattle to launch its Sci-fi Cafe theme restaurant chain.
Leading retailers across different channels -- including Blockbuster Video, Best Buy, Reel.com and cable's QVC -- are reporting record consumer pre-orders for "Titanic" and are gearing up for the…
Castle Hill Prods. has acquired theatrical rights to four pics, including the quirky ensemble drama "Chicago Cab," featuring cameo appearances by John Cusack, Gillian Anderson and Julianne Moore.
The team of bankers responsible for billion-dollar, off-balance-sheet film financing done for 20th Century Fox and Universal Studios in the past two years has defected from Citicorp to Wall Street…
Mexico's fast-growing live entertainment company CIE is taking its SRO production of "Beauty and the Beast" to Buenos Aires.
With Latin repertoire hotter than ever, some 3,000 music industry execs and acts will converge on Miami Beach Tuesday for Midem's second annual Latin America & Caribbean confab this week. The…