Fox Intl. is launching the Fox Latin American Channel on Aug. 14 in countries ranging from Mexico to Argentina, Brazil and the Caribbean basin.
The first six months of 1993 has yielded slightly higher levels of gold and platinum album awards, according to statistics released Wednesday by the Recording Industry Assn. of America.
Irrespective of setbacks in his move on Hong Kong's television scene, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has formally taken up the 15% foreign ownership limit in the float of Australia's Seven Network. And…
Australia's two major film events, the 40th Sydney Film Festival (June 11-26 ) and the 42nd Melbourne Intl. Film Festival (June 4-18), have both wrapped with increased B.O. takes.
Executives and representatives of Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl. concluded their annual confab over the weekend in Seville, Spain. On the agenda were screenings of upcoming releases, as…
Republic Pictures Corp. has begun mailing letters to broadcasters, cable channels and video dealers cautioning them to stop showing, renting or selling "It's a Wonderful Life" without paying…
Since the privatization of Babelsberg, Germany's most well-known film studio , 14 months ago, film and TV production in the region has been sluggish.
Gov. Pete Wilson has appointed five new members, and made five re-appointments, to the California Film Commission. Not surprisingly, four of the five new appointees are Republicans.
Music industry veteran Sue Satriano has been named director of media relations at Sony Corp. of America, shifting from Sony Music Entertainment.
It was city politics as usual Wednesday when exiting Mayor Tom Bradley showed up at a press conference and was surprised to find that his film czar, Beth Kennedy, had been asked to resign (Daily…
Are American masses ready to brush up their Shakespeare? The Samuel Goldwyn Co. hopes so. The company said Tuesday that it has planned a late-summer blitz for between 300 and 700 screens for director…