Joseph Vilsmaier's "The Harmonists" will kick off the eighth annual New York Jewish Film Festival, which runs Jan. 17-27 at the Walter Reade Theater.
The CTV Television Network has picked up Canuck rights to three Nelvana-produced animated series, which will begin airing on the Canadian web in January.
Taking their international programming relationship to a new level, the Cisneros TV Group (CTG) and Playboy have formed a $100 million joint venture, Playboy TV Intl.
KNBC exec Michael Jack has been upped to prexy and G.M. of the NBC-owned station in Columbus, Ohio.
A Japanese Post and Telecommunications panel set up to consider TV programming said the nation does not need a V-chip system to screen out programming inappropriate for children.
The Broadcast Film Critics Assn. has chosen Steven Spielberg ("Saving Private Ryan") as best director, Ian McKellen ("Gods and Monsters" and "Apt Pupil") as best actor and Cate Blanchett…
Sony Corp. said Monday it will set up a new management team for Sony Europe on Jan. 1. The move will follow the retirement of Jack J. Schmuckli, Sony Europe chairman and CEO, at the end of December.
MCM Intl. of France has signed an agreement with the Hindujas conglom in India for rebranding and re-launching the Western music channel in the Indian subcontinent and southeast Asia.
In an attempt to move back to its roots, Fox and Bob Bain Prods. ("The Billboard Music Awards") are launching a new awards show for and about teenagers.
Danish-born actress Connie Nielson, last seen opposite Kurt Russell in Warner Bros.’ “Soldier,” has been tapped for the female lead in the Ridley Scott-helmed action epic “Gladiators” for…
The 56th Venice Film Festival will take place Sept. 1-11 next year, the fest's new director, Alberto Barbera, announced Monday.