Fox Japan is among nine companies set to get a license to operate a satellite broadcast web in Japan, but Disney's request for a free-to-air service has been nixed.
The key events that led to SAG's drawn-out drama over a new feature-primetime contract include:
France's Herold & Family has greenlit "Cendrillon" (Cinderella), one of France's first digital 3-D animation pics.
Antonia Nava, one of Spain's most seasoned film execs, has quit as managing director of international production at mini-major Filmax Entertainment to set up her own shingle.
Disney-ABC Intl. Television (DAIT) is combining its Disney Channel and content distribution biz in the Asia Pacific region to speed up growth in an increasingly important market.
Sweden is putting a blue line through film censorship.
Global production giant Endemol is restructuring its distribution activities and has tapped the former CEO of Southern Star to run the new outfit.
In the second of his shows from Iraq, and before an audience of troops, Stephen Colbert does a send up of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," citing the case of Lt. Dan Choi. "Evidently, you can be all that you…
Talks between WGA leaders and top studio execs on Friday and Saturday have been productive enough to generate some cautious optimism that a settlement to the strike may soon be within reach. WGA…
Screen Actors Guild president Alan Rosenberg will seek a third two-year term.
The Screen Actors Guild's overwhelming 78% contract approval marks a clear move toward moderation within the long-feuding org — setting the stage for this fall's election and the contract…