Paramount Pictures has pacted with Walter Hill and Hildy Gottlieb for a non-exclusive, two-year deal, another indication the studio is trying to ramp up its production slate.
Kathleen Morell was promoted Thursday to director of research for Columbia Pictures and TriStar Pictures, reporting to senior veepee Ariel Diaz.
Prime Minister Jean Chretien has appointed veteran Canadian Broadcasting Corp. executive Tony Manera as head of the national pubcaster. Manera had been acting president of the CBC since Gerard…
Philips New Media is serving notice that it will do what it takes to become "a very serious player" in the fast-growing, volatile interactive multimedia business.
Three broadcast news directors have been fired as part of overall restructuring efforts at two stations in Bakersfield.
Dublin-based Frontier Films is looking for a U.S. outlet for its hourlong documentary about influential rock band the Velvet Underground.
As expected, the Committee on National Television Audience Measurement Thursday announced a major TV ratings laboratory project designed to compile more accurate TV viewing statistics (Daily Variety…
HBO topper Michael Fuchs and Portugal's former minister of foreign affairs Joao de Deus Pinheiro have been tapped to address two public luncheons at the upcoming American Film Market.
Multiplatinum British psychedelic rock band Pink Floyd announced plans for a major U.S. concert tour and the release of a new album at an extravagant press conference Thursday in Pasadena.
American Society of Composers Authors & Publishers has appointed Donna Hilley and Nicolas Firth to its board of directors, filling two vacancies.