Artistic License (212) 265-9119 Sande Zeig works closely with filmmakers and distributes both documentaries and narrative films. Recent releases include “Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern,” “Riding the…
When Geraldo Rivera takes a six-week Mediterranean cruise beginning Monday, he will leave his nightly CNBC talk show "Rivera Live" in the hands of such guest hosts as O.J. Simpson trial…
In a case that shined a rare spotlight on the shadowy role of the theatrical dramaturg, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that the late "Rent" playwright Jonathan Larson never considered dramaturg Lynn…
Sidney Furie is on "Top of the World." Not only is that the title of the director's latest project --- Dennis Hopper and Peter Weller star --- but it also describes where one might find the very…
Canada's federal broadcast regulator has opened the door to a host of foreign television services, mostly U.S., that may be used by cable operators, direct-to-home satellite TV companies and other…
Independent filmmakers are notoriously creative when it comes to finding financing for their projects. But Valerie Red-Horse may be the first to turn to American Indian casinos for coin.
Just before 11 p.m., a local TV channel's teaser flashes: "Breaking news about one of Hollywood's leading men." Completion bonder Tekla Morgan, who has insured the Sean Penn/John Travolta starrer…
Former CBS Prods. president Andrew Hill has been hired as president of programming for K-III Communication Corp.'s Channel One Network, a provider of educational television to schools.
The leather anniversary of the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival in March was laced with heavy distribber purchasing power as the maturing fest hit its third year.
The following banks and finance companies are active in making loans on a per-project basis for independent films.