Following a European directive, a new law has been passed in Italy regulating rights payments to filmmakers, TV directors and scripters for each showing of their work on television, video and all…
Marc Wolf, who has been with Di Novi Pictures since early April, has been named VP of development at the company. He is responsible for identifying and acquiring properties for the company. Di Novi…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America said the international steering committee, which represents the industry on Digital Videodisc matters, would have a final draft specification for a DVD music…
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.
The European Court of Justice confirmed Thursday that Belgium cannot block broadcasts of Ted Turner's Cartoon channel from another EU member state, even though the channel does not meet Belgian and…
"Men in Black" director Barry Sonnenfeld and former Columbia Pictures president Barry Josephson are homing in on where they will set up shop.
Nick Carpou and Mark Gaines have been promoted to the new posts of executive VP and general sales managers for Universal Pictures distribution, reporting to division president Nikki Rocco.
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…
Tim Doyle has been named executive producer of Touchstone TV's "Ellen" for next season.