Alex De Castro Basto has been upped to director, sales and distribution, for Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl., Sony Pictures Entertainment’s overseas arm. De Castro, who was previously…
It was indeed a merry Christmas for Hollywood as the domestic box office pushed past $6 billion on Dec. 25. The hearty seasonal dough establishes a new benchmark for North American box office…
The cable TV industry may be slow to admit it, but the greatest competitive threat to its future isn't satellite dishes or telcos or the Internet. It's thieves.
Actress and UNICEF national ambassador Jane Curtin joined the org's executive director Carol Bellamy for a special preview of UNICEF's "Cartoons for Children's Rights" PSA campaign --- the first…
Recently formed Entertainment Properties Trust has acquired three megaplex theaters from AMC Entertainment Inc. for $51.6 million as part of the exhib's previously announced plan to sell and lease…
ABC, unhappy with its on-air promo slate, has interviewed potential hires including former Warner Bros. marketing prexy Chris Pula
MGM Domestic TV is pulling its planned talkshow strip with thesp Meshach Taylor from syndie contention. Leo's plan had been to tape the hourlong talker at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.
Todd-AO/Editworks has taken on nonlinear capabilities with the addition of two VideoSpace Digital Video Recorders.
The Italian film industry is showing healthy signs of recovery, while U.S. movies continue to lose ground, according to national figures for 1997 released this week.
Barry Diller's Silver King Broadcasting took a big step toward implementing its business plan in Miami Tuesday by unveiling a five-year broadcast TV rights pact with the NBA's Miami Heat.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has dropped its lawsuit against Network Solutions Inc., which registers names on the Internet, for allowing the domains "academyaward.com" and…