Former Lucasfilm exec Patrick Artiaga has joined San Francisco-based Dolby Labs as director of distributor relations.
KNBC-TV has tabbed longtime anchor Kelly Lange to front daily local news cut-ins for MSNBC, the 24-hour news and information partnership of Microsoft Corp. and NBC, beginning sometime in the latter…
Jeffrey Freedman has been named director of business affairs for the Paramount Motion Picture Group.
Earvin (Magic) Johnson has signed a deal with Big Entertainment to develop children's books and kidvid fare.
Paramount's "Kiss the Girls" held on tight to the box office title for a second consecutive week, relegating Mandalay and Sony's Brad Pitt starrer "Seven Years in Tibet" to the No. 2 spot.
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.
CBS parent Westinghouse Electric Corp. received the long-awaited IRS approval to spin off its industrial businesses Friday, putting the restructuring on track to occur by the end of the year.
Marco Leonardi, star of "Like Water for Chocolate," has been inked to star in Miramax Films' "Hangman's Daughter," the prequel to Quentin Tarantino's comedy-thriller "From Dusk Till Dawn."
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…
Rysher Entertainment has acquired foreign rights to the upcoming HBO film "Breast Men," starring David Schwimmer.
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…