PaineWebber analyst Christopher Dixon initiated coverage of Viacom Inc. with an "attractive" rating, saying its Class B common shares have little downside risk from current levels. Dixon also…
Women in Film has created a technology council to be chaired by Beth B. Kennedy, the former Los Angeles city film liaison under ex-Mayor Tom Bradley.
Veteran comedy writer Hal Kanter has been named as a writer for the 66th Academy Awards, his 25th. Kanter, whose association with the Oscar show goes back to 1954, reteams with Buz Kohan for the…
Amblin/Universal's big-budget specter spectacle "Casper" has further fleshed out its starring cast, with 12-year-old commercial thesp Malachi Pearson set to do the voice of the friendly ghost.
Twentieth Century Fox has re-upped producer Robert Harper to a two-year exclusive first-look deal with a slate of projects in tow.
Arista Records posted U.S. sales of more than $ 220 million for calendar year 1993, making it the biggest year in the company's 18-year history.
Warner Bros.-based Witt-Thomas Films has acquired the motion picture rights to the historical epic "Simple Prayers," a first novel by Michael Golding, it was announced Wednesday.
The former owner of the San Francisco Giants has acquired a majority stake in San Francisco-based Golden Gaters Prods., a 17-year-old TV production and distribution company involved in sports…
In a move to upgrade its East Asian coverage, Loeb and Loeb law firm has hired Joyce S. Jun to handle legal matters for the firm's Pacific Rim clients.
The Universal Pictures/Amblin marketing teams won the first Charles M. Powell Award for the best marketed film of 1993, honoring their work on "Jurassic Park."