In what could lead to a massive shift in industry practice, Twentieth Century Fox and Universal are the first two studios to grant ABC's request for 5-5-1/2-year license fee terms on two TV shows for…
After all its wheeling and dealing, Tele-Communications Inc. (TCI) will be staying in Argentina.
Glenn Close and Meryl Streep will costar in and coproduce "Mary Stuart," a film adaptation of Friedrich Schiller's dramatic play about the 16th Century monarch. The project culminates a plan hatched…
The initial price for Fuji Television Network Inc. (Fuji TV) stock has been set at 550,000 yen ($4,782), Reuters reported Tuesday. The network will go public Aug. 8, with a listing on the first…
President Clinton on Tuesday formally asked Congress to approve two international treaties designed to protect copyright-rich industries in an era when perfect digital copies can be made and…
After a lengthy search, Polygram Films has hired two key sales execs to round out its new U.S. distribution team.
Rob Gruen, who has been with Warner Bros.' retail business development for two years, has been upped to executive VP of worldwide marketing and retail business development.
What's reputed to be the world's largest stockpile of stock film and video footage has been created with the acquisition Tuesday by Getty Communications' Fabulous Footage division of Energy Film…
Steve Bornstein, president and CEO of ESPN, has good news for Time Warner: ESPN will no longer stand in the way of TW's desire to schedule at least 90 Atlanta Braves games on TBS when the…
"The Hanging Garden," a feature film debut for Nova Scotia director Thom Fitzgerald, will open the Perspective Canada program Sept. 5 at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
The British Film Institute has officially confirmed that Alan Parker, director of "Evita," will become its new chairman when Jeremy Thomas steps down at the end of this year (Daily Variety, July 28).
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