Micheline Charest, ousted co-founder of Montreal-based kidvid company Cinar, has left the Montreal comedy festival Just for Laughs nine months after taking a job developing international business for…
Taking a step toward serious scrutiny of eased media ownership rules, Columbia U.'s law school has set a daylong public hearing over the FCC's proposed loosening of the regulations for Jan. 16.
The U.S. District Court in California has delayed to Aug. 5 the jury trial in the case of German film distributor Intertainment's lawsuit against Franchise Pictures.
Kirch Media and the bidding consortium headed by publisher Heinrich Bauer have reached an agreement regarding the takeover of Kirch Media's stake in broadcast group ProSiebenSat 1 Media.
The deconstruction of Vivendi Universal continued apace Friday with the completed sale of Viv U Publishing to investment holding company Investima 10 for a total value of $1.23 billion. Deal brings…
Moribund digital music Netco Liquid Audio agreed Friday to suspend the payment of a final $58 million dividend to shareholders prior to its liquidation, following a court challenge from German media…
In-Motion has filed for a transfer from the German stock market's Neuer Markt segment to the regulated market and announced a delay for the presentation of its annual figures until March.
SAG has grown uncharacteristly silent lately, fueling speculation that its leaders are again laying groundwork for a merger with AFTRA.
Hotheaded TF1 topper Patrick Le Lay's temper is legendary among French media folk -- stories abound of the might-have-been deals on which he has tersely slammed the door.
With Al Gore bowing out of the bidding for the Democratic nomination last week, Hollywood is turning its full attention to 2004 presidential hopefuls John Kerry and John Edwards -- in that order.
Smart cards are big in Europe, popular with cell phone and credit-card users who like the fraud-stopping computer chips in the plastic rectangles.