While many in Hollywood like to take career direction from their agent or manager, Jack Hill decided instead to listen to his guru, who instructed the '60 s writer-director to chuck Hollywood for the…
A new gold rush is transforming Latin American broadcasting into a latter-day El Dorado. Programmers, cable operators and franchise holders are scrambling to stake their claims.
Two veteran network TV writer-producers have signed on to guide the initial projects in Worldvision's "Spelling Premiere Network," a block of two firstrun hours debuting in August that mark Spelling…
Studios are attempting to address a new dilemma brought on by radical changes in the distribution and exhibition of films. The boom in videocassettes and cable programming provides scant breathing…
Bucking a mood at the American Film Market described by several attendees as sluggish, Hearst Entertainment has made several overseas vid deals, some driven by new, unconventional markets.
Paramount has added two more affiliates in San Diego and Louisville, Ky., to its fifth-network lineup, bringing its total to 33 stations covering 45% of the country.
Universal's "Schindler's List" set a new post-Oscar daily box office record of $ 884,660 on March 22. That domestic take is more than $ 100, 000 better than the previous best posting in 1991 by…
"Schindler's List" opened in Poland's ancient capital city Wednesday night, a year after Steven Spielberg arrived here to begin filming.
After a decade of belt-tightening measures, Venezuelan filmmakers are enjoying a miniboom in production. Seven films are either finishing post-production or are slated for exhibition , while 10 new…
With the breakout arthouse hit "Like Water for Chocolate," Mexico has reached a watershed in its film history. Because of the impressive numbers chalked up by the 1993 film by Mexican veteran…