Animator John Kricfalusi is in talks with Warner Bros. about producing new animated theatrical shorts based on his own characters.
NEW ENGLAND production got a major shot in the arm last week with the groundbreaking of the Sonalysts Film & Video Studios in Waterford, Conn.
Gary Essert, 54, who founded and ran both the Los Angeles International Film Exposition and the American Cinematheque, died yesterday at his home in Los Angeles of complications from AIDS.
Most syndie vets held firm or gained ground coming out of Thanksgiving week, which encompassed the final few days of the November sweeps, while many frosh and sophomore entries tumbled in the Nielsen…
The Fox Television Stations have extended their contract with CNN for one year to augment Fox News Service feeds, despite Fox Inc. chairman Rupert Murdoch's announcement with much fanfare last June…
The summer of '93 promises to be a busy one for Kevin Costner, who will be producing and starring in one--or even two--westerns based on the life of legendary lawman Wyatt Earp with Lawrence Kasdan…
The ABC network is working on a deal with Paul McCartney in which the ex-Beatle would become a spokesman for the network, music industry executives said.
Columbia Pictures' "El Mariachi" received an R rating and New Line Cinema's "National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon" received a PG-13 in the 1,248th bulletin from the Motion Picture Assn. of America's…
Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedy--Steven Spielberg's founding partners in Amblin Entertainment--have struck a deal to develop and produce films for Paramount Pictures.
Deluxe Laboratories is the latest company to make a major contribution of $ 50,000 to the Endowment Fund for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Center for Motion Picture Study.
Although they haven't won the war yet, makers of short films won a significant battle Tuesday night when the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences board of governors voted to delay for one year…