The brewing standoff between cable operators and broadcasters over retransmission fees intensified Monday when 10 broadcast groups finally broke their silence on the issue, mailing letters to top…
ARD and ZDF, Germany's pubcasters, have signed an agreement with Germany's federal film subsidy board committing 14.25 million marks ($ 9 million) annually in subsidy funds over the next three years.
Producer Judith Polone is severing ties to Hearst Entertainment with seven months remaining on her contract and will go the independent route, taking several projects in development with her.
The Underground, a young L.A. production entity that boasts a stable of both live-action and animation talent, is becoming a creative warehouse, bringing award-winning filmmakers from around the…
In the wake of a bottom-line bolstering performance by its Hollywood-based entertainment division, Sony Corp. announced Monday it plans to integrate software and hardware operations in the United…
Germany's private webs have threatened to withdraw voluntary payments to the country's film subsidy kitty if a new ad regulation goes into effect as planned in October.
Jill Green has been named senior veepee, creative advertising, for 20th Century Fox, effective June 1.
CBS has set a midseason pickup on the Paramount Network TV sitcom "Bob," as expected (Daily Variety, May 21). The Bob Newhart series didn't make the cut for the fall schedule after averaging a 9.7…
Jane Campion's "The Piano" and Chen Kaige's "Farewell to My Concubine" shared the top prize Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) at the just-concluded 46th Cannes Film Festival. The award was handed out Monday.
U.S. exhibitors and distribs anxious to break into the Hungarian market may soon have their chance. The City of Budapest recently confirmed plans to sell over half of the city's government-owned…
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