Alliance Communications Corp. and Viacom-owned Famous Players will announce Friday that they have reached an agreement in principle to create a Canadian chain of upscale, arthouse theaters to be…
The American Cinematheque unveiled Thursday the initial fruits of its $21 million fundraising drive to complete the restoration of the Egyptian Theatre.
TV docu distrib Unapix Entertainment has signed its biggest co-production deal ever: It will generate 24 hours of primetime programming for Discovery Channel and its sister network Learning Channel.
The Marquee Group, the marketing/production company that focuses on sports, has hired Ian Campbell, president of Nike Sports Entertainment, to take charge of a new Australian office of Marquee.
Just one day after being sworn in as the new chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, William Ivey was greeted Thursday on Capitol Hill with a vote by a House subcommittee to eliminate…
Perth-based TV producer Barron Entertainment and Scottish Television Enterprises have clinched a five-year pact to jointly finance and distribute Barron's TV programs through STV Intl.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will bestow its 1998 Governors Award honor on National Geographic Television and the Learning Channel cabler.
Bavarian media magnate Leo Kirch is seeking permission from German antitrust authorities to raise his stake in German pay TV web Premiere from 25% to 50%, the German Federal Cartel Office confirmed…
Actor George Clooney has signed separate two-year development deals with CBS and with Warner Bros. TV. The CBS deal, which calls for Clooney to develop and produce TV series and longform projects…
Hong Kong action director John Woo, who scored big with last summer's theatrical hit "Face/Off," has become such a brand name that even a busted two-hour pilot he produced and directed two years ago…
Broadway's keeping busy as one play ends its run and another tries to keep going. The star-laden revival of "Wait Until Dark" has announced a June 28 closing, well in advance of the planned Aug. 30…