The Marquee Group, which produces and markets TV sports programming, is expanding into music and general entertainment with the purchase of QBQ Entertainment.
Lou Dobbs, the chief business executive and on-air analyst for CNN and the exec in charge of the spinoff financial news network CNNfn, told his staff Wednesday he plans to remain with the web…
While John Pierson was touring the country with his book "Spike, Mike, Slackers and Dykes," the bestselling account of a decade in the indie film world, it occurred to him that it was time to try…
The Playboy Entertainment Group has engineered a new strategy geared to overturn a federal law that in effect forces cable systems to pull Playboy and its sister channel Adultvision off the air from…
Simplicity, says indie filmmaker Patricia Cardoso, is the key to a movie's success. "The more simple the story, the more I can work with the visuals," the 35-year-old filmmaker says.
Citing creative differences, director Stacy Title has fallen out of MGM's feature version of "The Mod Squad," a bigscreen update of the hit age-of-Aquarius TV series about three young dropouts who…
Academy Award nominations for producers usually conjure up images of endless job opportunities and immediate financial success. But Renee Tajima-Pena, one of the producers of the 1988 feature…
Responding to an eye-opening perf by its soundtrack, "Love Jones" will be re-released by New Line Cinema Aug. 8 on several hundred screens nationwide.
After bottoming out during the week of the July 4th holiday, ratings for many syndie strips rallied in the week ending July 13, which overlapped the start of the July sweep.
As independent distributors continue to be purchased by studios and as exhibitors continue to be inundated by a tremendous flurry of titles wanting screen time, many independent filmmakers find…
Crown Theatres of South Norwalk, Conn., plans to open a 14-screen multiplex in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn, N.Y.