West Hollywood's new Sundance Sunset Cinemas is readying for its formal debut on Aug. 31, but a few days before members of the Redford clan will throw a housewarming party by hosting a movie-themed…
Ted Turner's Superstation TBS marked the start of basic cable, and he pioneered made-for-basic-cable programming. His TBS-Atlanta Braves synergy rewrote the rules of sports broadcasting. His CNN was…
Robert Fitzgerald, an attorney who worked with Lew Wasserman at MCA and later with David Wolper, died Jan. 18 in Santa Barbara, Calif., after a lengthy illness. He was 86.
Joseph Stein, who wrote the book for tuner "Fiddler on the Roof," died Oct. 24 in Manhattan from a fall. He was 98 and had been ailing from prostate cancer.
David L. Wolper, the prolific producer who spearheaded such landmark TV and film productions as "Roots," "The Making of the President 1960" and Jacques Cousteau's early specials, has died. He was 82.
Editor David Blewitt, who cut such 1980s blockbusters as "Ghostbusters," died on July 8. He was 81.
Leading French production outfit Pan Europeenne is developing a $37 million 3D biopic on pioneering French oceanographer and filmmaker Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
As d.p. for "Sin nombre," Adriano Goldman spent a week on top of real moving trains and replicas built for the film, 99% of which was shot using handheld cameras. Working closely with director Cary…
MK2 has obtained the 10 year rights to most of the film catalog of Jacques-Yves Cousteau from Europe Images International. The cinematic collection of one of the pioneers of underwater photography…
German toon distrib BKN Intl. has wrapped its fiscal year ended Sept. 30 with steady growth in revenue and net profit.
The most engaging aspect of David L. Wolper's entertaining, exceedingly informative memoir is the fun he seems to have had during almost every moment of his long and successful career. His enjoyment…