Renee Missel, producer of such films as "Resurrection" and "Nell," has been appointed artistic director of the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival, it was announced Friday.
The subject of the site may not be even halfway completed itself, but that's not stopping officials of the Walt Disney Concert Hall from trumpeting the completion of the troubled building project's…
EMI Music Publishing has signed pop star Sting to a comprehensive, exclusive worldwide publishing deal that includes the singer's back catalog from his days in the band the Police, his subsequent…
Bryant Gumbel got a series name and a staff of correspondents Thursday for his new CBS primetime newsmagazine, which will be called "Public Eye With Bryant Gumbel" when it premieres in the 9 p.m…
Feeling the entrepreneurial tug, David Friendly is leaving his post as prexy of Davis Entertainment to form his own production banner, Friendly Prods., with an exclusive three-year deal with Fox 2000.
Dutch-based Holland Media Group (HMG) is reporting operational profits for fiscal year 1996 of 2 million guilders (approximately $1 million) even though it posted a net after-tax loss of $24 million…
Just call it "Jeopardy!" for Generation Y. In another sign of gameshow synergy at Sony, Columbia TriStar TV is developing a kids version of "Jeopardy!" to premiere this fall on the Sony-owned Game…
Making the move from Sundance stand-out to event-pic action hero, Ben Affleck --- who most recently co-starred in Kevin Smith's "Chasing Amy" --- is set to star with Bruce Willis in Michael Bay's…
British Sky Broadcasting has appointed Bruce Steinberg as its director of movies and pay-per-view. This newly created post makes Steinberg responsible for BSkyB's three premium film channels and for…
President and CEO of Orion Pictures Len White said Thursday that with the completion of the merger of Orion and Metro Goldwyn Mayer Inc. he is stepping down from his post effective today.