MCA Records and Refuge Records, the startup bowed by producer Don Gehman and manager Larry Frazin, have joint-ventured. Under the terms of the pact, MCA will provide marketing and promotion for the…
Nelvana Ltd. executive VP Eleanor Olmstead will leave the company Oct. 31 to pursue other interests, the Toronto-based animation production house said Monday.
Central European Media Enterprises (CME), a publicly traded U.S. media company, and its Slovenian partner, ad sales broker Pro Plus, launched a new channel Monday in Slovenia called Gajba TV.
Brit video helmer Peter Care --- best known for directing arty, experimental musicvideos for such acts as R.E.M. and Bruce Springsteen --- is set to make his feature directing debut with "Blunt…
Buena Vista Home Entertainment has joined Pioneer in a deal to bring digital videodisc (DVD) products to the Japanese market, the two companies announced Monday.
The Internet is about to get more entertaining. Entertainment Asylum, an online studio that develops programming for America Online and the Internet, announced Monday it will debut its first wave of…
Lee Heffernan has been named VP of marketing at Lifetime Television. Responsible for the creation and execution of strategic programs aimed at expanding the Lifetime brand, Heffernan joins the…
A legal battle is looming over the "Terminator" feature film franchise, with producer Gale Anne Hurd attempting to block attempts by Andy Vajna to buy rights to "Terminator 3."
At News Corp.'s annual general meeting Tuesday, chairman and chief exec Rupert Murdoch spoke surprisingly frankly to shareholders about a series of setbacks and difficulties faced by the global…
Two films about naked men triumphed at the eighth Dinard British Film Festival (Oct. 2-5).
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to block a copyright infringement trial involving KCAL-TV concerning the station's showing of a videotape of truck driver Reginald Denny's beating during the 1992…
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