Ellen Burditt, formerly senior VP at Cosgrove-Meurer Prods., has joined Mandalay Television Pictures in the same post. She reports to company president Tom Patricia.
Moving toward its goal to become Latin America's preeminent cinema event, the Mar del Plata Film Festival will include an expanded film market this year.
A network can't turn on a dime, but it can turn on $5,000 -- per commercial, that is.
Tom Rothman, 20th Century Fox president of film production, will chair the Independent Feature Project's 1998 Gotham Awards, where Hallmark Entertainment president of worldwide production David…
Demonstrating its continued predilection for comic book-based material, New Line Cinema has snapped up the female action pitch "Danger Girl" for Mojo Films and Zide-Perry Films to produce.
Telesystem Ltd., a Montreal-based telecommunications company, has acquired a controlling stake in Coscient Group, Quebec's leading TV producer and the third-largest producer in Canada.
After 20 years in showbiz, Serino Coyne still has a client list that includes 70% of productions currently on Broadway, not to mention a more-than-fair share of those Off Broadway.
Pearson Television has appointed a new senior management team to run its domestic TV operation in the wake of its buyout of syndie indie All American Communications.
Sony Pictures Entertainment, collecting on the debt owed by John Travolta over his abrupt departure from "The Double," has greenlit "The Shipping News," with Travolta and his wife, Kelly Preston…
Italy's largest commercial broadcaster, Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset, is shaking up its management.
Amy Brenneman, Craig Bierko, Bridgette Wilson and Will Ferrell have joined the cast of Donal Lardner Ward's dramatic comedy "The Suburbans."