The 14th annual Israel Film Festival, celebrating old and new films spanning that nation's 50-year cinema heritage, takes place Nov. 5-20 on all three screens of Laemmle's Music Hall Theater in…
Linda Contreras, a former secretary-treasurer of the Office & Professional Employees Intl. Union, Local 174, has pleaded guilty to embezzlement.
The pace picked up over the weekend at the overseas box office as WB staged OK, although not fantastic, foreign preems for "L.A. Confidential," Jodie Foster's Euro tour began to pay dividends for…
Warner Bros. TV has inked an exclusive two-year production and development deal with "Friends" writer-producer Alexa Junge that's worth close to $1 million a year.
NBC Asia is crediting its move to more local programming with doubling distribution figures over the past 11 months.
Philadelphia-based Electronic Retail Network has tapped David Proctor VP, Western region, heading up the company’s new West Coast office. Joining ERN from Century Communications, Proctor will handle…
Newly installed Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) prexy Meryl Marshall has appointed six communications executives to the ATAS executive committee for one-year terms, effective immediately.
UPN is seriously considering delaying the launch of its Thursday sci-fi movie franchise until next fall, sources said. The movie night originally was scheduled for an April 1998 debut, but newly…
Former Lucasfilm exec Patrick Artiaga has joined San Francisco-based Dolby Labs as director of distributor relations.
Broadway musicians apparently got their man Monday in an 11th-hour contract agreement with the Walt Disney Co.: The orchestra pit for "The Lion King" will include 24 players, one more than Disney…
Former Baker/Winokur/Ryder senior VP Steven Jensen has ankled the PR firm to form Myriad Entertainment.