French producers' org the Assn. des Producteurs de Cinema (APC) is creating a body to help foreign companies tap the new Gallic tax rebate for film shoots.
China is urging industryites to stop showing smoking onscreen to take the glamour out of the deadly habit in a country that is home to one in three of the world's smokers.
Diversification and digital terrestrial television are proving results savers at French broadcaster M6 and Spanish network Antena 3 TV.
Strand Releasing has picked up U.S. rights to "The Wedding Song," the second film by French-Algerian helmer Karin Albou.
Jupiter Telecommunications, Japan's largest cabler, is acquiring a majority stake in sports channel operator J Sports Broadcasting.
German TV group ProSiebenSat.1 on Thursday unveiled its fall and 2010 lineup -- a mix of new local programming and U.S. series such as L.A. cop skein "Southland" -- as it revamps its channels to…
Korean Film Council (Kofic) has unveiled a new model for online film distribution to help the local market, which has been hard hit by piracy.
Matthew Loeb has been re-elected to a four-year term as president of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, the union that reps more than 110,000 below-the-line showbiz employees.
On Tuesday, Sheila E. and Rounder Records' Marian Leighton-Levy will be among those testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee to push for legislation forcing radio stations to pay performers…
Pia Film Fest awarded its Grand Prix to Masayuki Inoue's "The Temperature of a Second."
The Performance Rights Act would for the first time require that broadcast radio stations pay performers and record labels when their music is played on the air.