France's public service television got the latest in a long line of state handouts Tuesday with the Communications Ministry announcing that the government is to inject another 640 million francs ($…
A woman who has served as a commissioner on the L.A. Board of Animal Regulation for the past seven months resigned Tuesday, charging that the board -- which guards against animal cruelty on movie…
Marty Zeidman is the senior vice president of distribution for Fine Line Features.
Nearly 2 million pirated videocassettes were seized last year by investigators in the anti-piracy office of the Motion Picture Assn. of America. The thefts represent a potential revenue loss to…
A federal judge refused Tuesday to prevent Fox Broadcasting Co. from televising its pic about the shotgun killings of Live Entertainment chairman Jose Menendez and his wife, Kitty, and the…
NBC president and CEO Robert Wright says he's ready to create two new networks -- one for entertainment and another just for news -- if Washington throws out the rules that prevent the broadcast webs…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has inked a new Oregon affiliate, KMVU in Medford, that will begin airing all Fox programs this summer. The UHF station is in the U.S.'s 150th-largest market.
Signaling the important role literary works will continue to play in their production slate, producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall have tapped Maria B. Campbell Associates, a New York-based…
The window for submissions to the 39th annual Samuel Goldwyn Awards for excellence in dramatic writing has been set for April 20 through May 20.
Government took a beating on Tuesday at the Big Picture Media Conference, an annual Gotham event sponsored by Variety Inc. and Wertheim Schroder. From cable execs griping about regulation to film…