The British government has launched a review of U.K. media ownership laws that could make it easier for newspaper owners to enter commercial television.
The Independent Feature Project/West has established Project: Involve Prods. and will produce its first short fiction film during the summer of 1994.
ABC Entertainment prexy Ted Harbert will be the featured speaker at the Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors’ first general membership meeting Jan. 12 at Chasen’s. * * * Frito-Lay Inc., which…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America announced Tuesday that Marsha Kessler has been promoted to veepee of cable copyright royalty and distribution and Sandra Corollo Pope to the post of director of…
The Big Mac connection is already working wonders for "Matusalem." The Quebec-made pic, which is the first local film ever to be officially sponsored by McDonald's, opened on a record 42 screens…
Golden oldie songwriters were whistling a happy tune Tuesday after a U.S. District Court judge in New York ruled last week that performance royalties collected from so-called "derivative works" on…
MGM/UA production chairman Jay Kanter, one of the last remaining lieutenants from the Alan Ladd Jr. era, announced Tuesday that he is resigning his slot immediately.
In the theatrical annals, 1993 will surely be recorded as the year of "Angels in America." But the Broadway on which "Angels" descended has been a grimmer hell than ever for nearly every other play…
Jonathan Lynn has stepped down as helmer of "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" at Fox, the studio confirmed late Tuesday. The pic's star, Sean Connery, reportedly has requested "The Firm" helmer Sydney…
French major UGC and Paris-based video distributor Film Office have expanded their crossover distribution agreement, it was announced Monday.