State monies for film production are on the rise in Austria. The Austrian Film Institute, the main source for government film funds, will see a 20% increase in its budget next year. Over $10 million…
Ralph Edwards Prods., whose shows over the years have included "This Is Your Life," "Truth or Consequences" and "The People's Court," has launched pic division Ralph Edwards Films.
Paramount Pictures Corp. has filed a multimillion dollar lawsuit against a former employee for allegedly embezzling at least $1.3 million.
DirecTV Japan will begin full-scale service in Japan with 63 channels on Dec. 1, becoming the second direct satellite platform operating in the Japanese marketplace.
The final original regular installment of MTV's "Beavis & Butt-head," entitled "Beavis and Butt-head Are Dead," will debut on the cabler on Nov. 28 (the day after Thanksgiving) at 10 p.m., repeating…
Sam Chisholm, the fiery chief exec of British Sky Broadcasting, is stepping down today at the satcaster's annual meeting, well before his previously stated exit at the end of the year.
Zeroing in on DreamWorks' potential youngster audience, the company has teamed with Curiocity's FreeZone, an online site for kids, to set up interactive sites tied to three upcoming children's movies.
"The Map of Love," a film about Welsh poet Dylan Thomas and his fiery relationship with his wife, Caitlin, will be financed and distributed by Summit Entertainment in association with Newmarket…
In the 1970s, Lina Wertmuller enjoyed virtually unrivaled success in America. Eight of her films were released during the decade, including the foreign-language smash "Swept Away."
Monarchy/Regency Enterprises founder Arnon Milchan --- whose interests lie primarily in film, television and music --- has doubled his equity in the German sports accessories brand Puma AG.