Two American musicals, Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Carousel" and the Gershwin work "Crazy for You," dominated the 1993 Laurence Olivier Award nominations yesterday.
The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers board has recommended the acousto-magnetic source tagging of EAS, ending a years-long debate on the anti-theft devices.
Orion Pictures Corp. has named WPP Group's J. Walter Thompson agency to handle all network and spot media placement for its theatrical division account, which includes the launch of 10 films slated…
The cable industry may be going high tech soon, but it's getting its share of dropouts, too. Some operators are choosing to cash out rather than make the substantial investment necessary to…
Lawyers for Uruguayan best foreign-film submission "A Place in the World" were denied a temporary restraining order by U.S. district court judge A. Andrew Hauk Friday. However, all due speed was…
Jean-Marie Poire's "Les Visiteurs" (Gaumont/BVI) has captured the No. 1 spot in France for the last five weeks and could soon join the elite club of Gallic pix that have exceeded 1 million admissions…
New Line Cinema Corp. completed its public offering of 2,875,000 common shares.
Morgan Freeman has joined the list of presenters at the 65th annual Academy Awards, produced by Gilbert Cates. This marks the second appearance as a presenter for Freeman, who received a leading…
Pubcaster CBC's mini-series "Conspiracy of Silence" nabbed the highest number of trophies over the weekend at the Gemini Awards, the English-Canada version of the Emmys.
The long-rumored end to Charlie Minor's reign as president of Giant Records came Friday, the company announcing Minor's departure to open his own marketing and promotion company. The announcement…
As the American Film Market wrapped up Friday, AFMA members were hit with the news that the 60th edition of Milan's film market, Mifed, could cost them 40% more than last year.