Richard Branson's Virgin Communications and Kevin Eastman's Tundra Publishing have closed a deal with the Limelight Group for an equity infusion in excess of $ 2 million, it was confirmed yesterday.
Some of Australia's independent exhibitors are again criticizing U.S. studio-based distribs about alleged unfair trading practices, principally the increasing use of so-called no-share policies.
Tom Mazza has been promoted to senior VP, current programs, at Paramount Network TV, overseeing all series produced by the division, reporting to exec VP of creative affairs John Symes.
Former TriStar production topper Stephen Randall has been hired as president of the new, deep-pocketed development company Cinema Line Films.
Walt Disney Co. chairman Michael Eisner yesterday became a leading candidate for 1992's highest-paid executive by exercising an option to buy 5.4 million shares of Disney stock at a bargain-basement…
Sheri Halfon has segued to Cary Brokaw's new Avenue Pictures as senior VP and CFO, having served as VP for finance and administration at its bankrupt predecessor, Avenue Entertainment.
J2 Communications and a joint venture that includes director Ivan Reitman have filed separate lawsuits charging that producer Matty Simmons improperly diverted at least $ 8 million in residuals.
Filmmaker Phil Alden Robinson will co-host a segment of ABC's "Nightline" with Ted Koppel tonight, as he shows footage shot while on a mission to war- and famine-ravaged Somalia.
Buena Vista Television has cleared "Dinosaurs" and "Blossom" for Setember 1995 in 22 markets covering 35% of the country, including the Tribune stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and…
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles yesterday called an end to a boycott of pubcaster KCET that began 14 months ago after the station aired the controversial, independently produced…
Producers Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are serving as jurors at the 2nd annual Film Festival of Intl. Cinema Students in Tokyo.