Former Miramax CEO Mike Lang has joined the board of FilmTrack, a digital content management firm that’s attracted a $20 million investment from global private equity company Insight Venture…
Content Capital Films
With more and more online distributors getting into the market, some of YouTube's longest-standing content providers are getting restless.
Egyptian billionaire entrepreneur Naguib Sawiris and Franco-Tunisian mogul Tarak Ben Ammar have formed a strategic partnership to produce and distribute a slate of films and TV content for…
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Baz Luhrmann took me by surprise four years ago when he confided over lunch that he intended to shoot "The Great Gatsby" as his next movie — he explained that he had become obsessed with the "Gatsby"…
From agents to TV executives to Internet provocateurs, and digital mavens to film producers and creatives, these are the New Yorkers who are revitalizing Gotham's rich showbiz legacy.
When Johnny Carson moved "The Tonight Show" from Manhattan to Los Angeles in 1972, with the state's then-first lady Nancy Reagan among his early guests, it wasn't as much a blow to jobs as it was to…
When Michael Bloomberg became the mayor of New York on Jan. 1, 2002, he took the reins of a city still reeling from the devastating aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks just four months earlier.
Terrence Dugan, a partner in the business and finance practice at Morgan, Lewis and Bockius, sums up the current state of film financing in one simple sentence: " the search for junior capital."…
Sony has acquired domestic and many international rights to David Ayer's World War II actioner "Fury" with Brad Pitt starring.
Content Capital Films, an investment fund started by broadcasting veterans Lindsay Gardner, Ed Wilson and Bert Ellis, has purchased the movie library of producer Stan Brooks. The purchase untangles…
A lengthy overrun from its coverage of college basketball’s March Madness lifted CBS to victory in key demos Sunday, a night that saw Fox’s “Family Guy” emerge as the top-rated broadcast series among…