Two years after their merger, Goldcrest Films Intl. and IAC are splitting up again.
Could Woody Woodpecker go on strike? That's what members of the union that represents Universal Studios Hollywood "fuzzies" such as Woody and "faces" such as Mae West say if their reps and park execs…
CDnow, the Internet's leading music retailer, has received $10 million in funding through a private placement. The growing online service will use the capital to expand its consumer marketing efforts…
As anticipated, Scott Greenstein has joined specialized film company October Films as co-president alongside partners Bingham Ray and John Schmidt, October said Wednesday (Daily Variety, July 8).
Brad Silberling has been set to direct DreamWorks Pictures' comedy "Straight Man," based on the book by Richard Russo.
The imbroglio stemming from Arnold Rifkin's profile in the Sunday London Times has taken on a new wrinkle. At issue: Did agents from the London office of the William Morris Agency actually send a…
Writers Guild of America members continued to offer mixed reactions Wednesday after the guild released the details of its new contract.
TCI Satellite Entertainment Inc., the sat-TV arm of Tele-Communications Inc., lost $55 million in the three months to June 30, almost double the loss a year earlier, despite a much improved business…
The films of director John Cassavetes will be the subject of a retrospective that Film Comment magazine and Miramax Films will present in Gotham and Los Angeles Aug. 22-28.
In a clear victory for SAG, the California Labor Commission released its recommendations Tuesday for a credential structure for studio teachers that will strengthen educational opportunities for…
Cinar Films has begun production in Montreal on a new version of "The Adventures of Paddington Bear," to be co-produced with Protecrea/Canal J, a subsidiary of French broadcaster TF1.