Artificial fog and smoke used in special effects cause respiratory problems for actors and crew, according to research out of the U. of British Columbia.
A hefty writedown of its $2.7 billion Zomba Music acquisition pushed Bertelsmann's net profits lower by 25% for 2002, but the downturn belied strong operating perfs in several divisions -- including…
Three major movies shooting in the U.K. -- "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," "Troy" and "Thunderbirds" -- are facing the threat of a walkout by construction workers in a protest over pay…
Sony is developing “Astro Boy,” but the film project has not been slated for a production start and there is no release date. Information was incorrect in Friday's paper.
An interior designer who claimed he was the uncredited model for the flamboyantly gay character Jack McFarland on the NBC sitcom "Will & Grace" settled his lawsuit with one of the show's creators for…
TVT Records won a jury verdict Friday against Island Def Jam Music Group and its chairman Lyor Cohen for fraud and willful copyright infringement for preventing release of an album featuring…
Panavision has upped its Asia/Pacific topper Denis Noonan to president of European operations, based in London.
German kidvidder EM.TV has settled a legal dispute with investment companies Morgan Grenfell Development Capital Syndications and Deutsche European Partners IV over a swap for shares in Formula One…
Gallic broadcaster TF1 has asked Haim Saban to sit on its board of directors, which may mean it is willing to link up with the U.S. billionaire producer to buy bankrupt Kirch Media's broadcaster…
Vivendi Universal bought itself some financial breathing room Monday, as the company polished off a hefty $3.7 billion-plus refinancing package that should keep it comfortably solvent for at least…