Adam Berkowitz, who in 10 years at the William Morris Agency has represented a host of television writer-producers, departed the percentery Thursday for a position as an agent in the TV packaging…
Video piracy in South Africa is costing members of the Motion Picture Assn., Holly-wood's powerful lobbying arm, some $12 million a year, according to a report being prepared by the U.S. trade…
Former Coral Pictures prexy German Perez Nahim has rounded up a team of Venezuelan TV veterans to form SkyQuest Television, which is prepping a telenovela for a March shoot.
The Zomba Group of Companies has formed Zomba Screen Music, a personal management outfit designed to represent film and TV composers.
Hong Kong-based entertainment powerhouse Golden Harvest is strengthening its presence in Malaysia by upping its stake in dominant exhibs Golden Communications and Cathay Cinemas.
Calendar 1996 saw close to 500 movies tracked by Daily Variety in the domestic marketplace, which in-cludes Canada and the U.S. For instances in which a film has separate rights holders in the two…
Aussie helmer Stephan Elliott ("The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert") has inked with Mark Damon's MDP Worldwide to direct "Eye of the Beholder."
Argentina's Clarin Group, parent of broadcaster Multicanal, has sold its Brazilian ca-ble assets under Artear to Globo for $55 million.
Members of the crew of "Ghost Central Station" picketed in front of Warner Bros. Studios Tuesday after they walked out of the nonunion production, a low-budget, family-oriented feature.
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