Just before 11 p.m., a local TV channel's teaser flashes: "Breaking news about one of Hollywood's leading men." Completion bonder Tekla Morgan, who has insured the Sean Penn/John Travolta starrer…
Former CBS Prods. president Andrew Hill has been hired as president of programming for K-III Communication Corp.'s Channel One Network, a provider of educational television to schools.
The leather anniversary of the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival in March was laced with heavy distribber purchasing power as the maturing fest hit its third year.
The following banks and finance companies are active in making loans on a per-project basis for independent films.
Fifteen-year-old Megalyn Echikunwoke will make her professional acting debut as the young female lead in the forthcoming four-hour ABC miniseries "Creature," based on the Peter Benchley novel "White…
Despite Mayor Richard Riordan's initial public approval this week of U's new reduced expansion plan, unveiled earlier in the month (Daily Variety, July 3), residents living near the studio still have…
For the past five years, industryites on the prowl for new talent have gathered on the second Tuesday of the month at Gotham's Tribeca Film Center for First Look, a showcase for the work of new…
A television station in the coastal city of Kanazawa bilked advertisers for thousands of commercials it did not broadcast in one year, a company spokesman said Wednesday. The station becomes the…
“Ask Mr. Traffic” (produced in Los Angeles) Featuring Kenny Morse, this call-in show covers the rules of the road, as the host answers questions about driving and brings viewers up to speed on local…
How many independent producers would even know the name of the New York City Ballet's co-founder, let alone cite him as their biggest inspiration? Very few.
After bottoming out during the week of the July 4th holiday, ratings for many syndie strips rallied in the week ending July 13, which overlapped the start of the July sweep.