The Western Cable Show, the cable television confab hosted by the California Cable Television Assn. (CCTA), will be held in 1999 and 2000 at the Los Angeles Convention Center instead of the Anaheim…
Trimark Pictures is getting steamed up over "The First 9-1/2 Weeks" -- and not in a good way.
HBO, charged up by its subscribers' response to the Tom Hanks miniseries "From the Earth to the Moon," is developing minis on the civil-rights movement in the 1950s and '60s; the effect of drugs on…
Distribution veteran Jack Foley is ankling his post as head film buyer for Gotham-based City Cinemas to head up theatrical distribution for October Films, according to sources.
Tele-Communications Intl. (TINTA) continues to consolidate its international cable holdings, announcing Monday that it will sell off its Israeli and Maltese interests while increasing its stake in…
Antitrust experts say the proposed merger between Polygram and Seagram will get a close look from regulators who blocked a similar deal involving Polygram in the mid-1980s.
Gramercy Pictures' "The Last Days of Disco" boogied into the top spot on the exclusives roster during its first outing. Whit Stillman's comedy of manners danced away with $132,800 in six discos.
A gala benefit featuring Ernest Dickerson's 1950s-set "Blind Faith" will kick off the ninth annual Human Rights Watch Intl. Film Festival, which runs through June 25 at Lincoln Center.
TCI Communications exec VP and controller Gary Bracken will retire at the end of July, the company announced Monday.
Indie filmmaker Michael Corrente and actor David Caruso will team to bring Robert Leuci's 1996 novel "Fence Jumpers" to the bigscreen.
Depending on who you ask, Annecy's 22nd Animated Film Festival (May 26 31) and Market (May 28 31) marked the first year of a glorious new tradition of making the fest a yearly event or the first year…