US West International has pulled out of Spain, selling its 25% stake in Cable Televisio de Catalunya (CTC), a pilot cable TV network in Barcelona, to Italian telco Stet (12.5%) and Spain…
Michael Douglas has jumped aboard Paramount Pictures' "The General's Daughter" for studio-based production company Neufeld/Rehme.
Ann Daly, who helped shepherd Walt Disney Home Video to industry prominence, has been named head of DreamWorks' feature animation division.
The Independent Feature Project will present "Fast, Cheap and Out of Control" helmer Errol Morris with its 1997 IFP Gotham Filmmaker Award. Macky Alston will receive the Open Palm Award for his…
Westinghouse Chairman Michael Jordan apologized to CBS affiliates gathered here for the web's annual meeting for the timing of last week's corporate shakeup, which led to the resignation of CBS TV…
In many areas, things are looking sunny for feevee cabler Optus Vision, but clouds are hanging over the future of its much-delayed Nature Study Channel.
Network prime-time ad sales activity kicked into high gear Thursday, with most major webs seeking steep rate increases from movie studios and auto makers in a precursor to broader sales activity.
Paul McCartney fans typically wait awhile before purchasing the singer's latest album. But "Flaming Pie," McCartney's first disc in four years, is being snapped up by consumers at a rate that has…
With the Cannes film festival's 50th bash now out of the way, Switzerland's premier film event, the Locarno Intl. Film Festival, is gearing up for its golden anniversary edition Aug. 6-16.
As many as 1,000 people are expected to attend "Words Into Pictures," billed as the first-of-its-kind industry event focusing on screenwriters. The three-day forum, beginning today, is held by the…
DreamWorks and Sony are negotiating to acquire rights to Jean-Dominique Bauby's bestselling autobiography "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" for Scott Hicks to direct and Ron Bass to adapt.