Film Four, Channel 4's feature production and distribution company, has set up a unit to concentrate on low-budget experimental movies.
Columbia TriStar Television has inked a one-year development deal with actor/comedian Bernie Mac. As part of the deal, Mac will produce and star in his own half-hour sitcom for the fall 1999 season…
Suzanne Fritz, a former MGM publicist, has taken over as VP of publicity for Centropolis Entertainment for partners Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich and Ute Emmerich.
Ben Stiller's Red Hour Prods. has beefed up its executive ranks, hiring producer Stuart Cornfeld as president of the company and Erin Simon as head of TV development.
The first two pics produced by Montreal-based TVA Intl. for the Fox Family Channel have wrapped production and are set to air on the U.S. cable network.
The New Haven run of the upcoming revival of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" has been canceled by its producers because of a shortage of available theaters on Broadway.
Jane Alexander has joined the cast of "The Cider House Rules," which Lasse Hallstrom is lensing for Miramax Films. She will play Nurse Edna in John Irving's screen adaptation of his bestselling novel.
To the surprise of absolutely no one, Seagram Co. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer were "very close" Wednesday night to a deal on Polygram Filmed Entertainment.
It may be too early to break out the champagne, but investment bank Veronis, Suhler & Associates regards U.S. media as virtually recessionproof through the new millennium.
Imagine Entertainment founders Ron Howard and Brian Grazer will be feted early next year at the syndie biz’s annual sales confab in New Orleans with the NATPE org’s creative achievement award. The…
Public broadcasters will get their first hike in federal funding in five years under the federal budget signed into law Wednesday by President Clinton.
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