Longtime Gotham-based TV and vid rights distributor Richard Lorber has signed a strategic distribution and co-production deal with U.K.-based independent distribbery 3DD Entertainment.
The newly proactive credit ratings agency Fitch spelled out the details of its decision this week to downgrade Disney debt to the low investment grade of "triple B," noting that a substantial…
Alternative TV and telecoms service provider RCN Corp. provided a spark of encouraging news for cable industry dealmakers Tuesday, announcing it has sold a central New Jersey cable system for $245…
Nicolas Cage and five companies behind the feature film "Sonny" were among those sued Tuesday for copyright infringement. Suit was brought by a man who said he isn't getting credit for co-writing…
More than 200 recording artists have signed letters of support for AFTRA's efforts to expand artists' rights in the union's sound recordings contract.
Alliance Atlantis Communications reported strong first-quarter results for its core broadcasting, distribution and production divisions on Tuesday.
The Indian Supreme Court has asked Bollywood producer and diamond dealer Bharat Shah, on trial for allegedly financing films with organized crime cash, to post $10 million bail in order to go to…
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival on Tuesday presented its offbeat Midnight Madness slate of pics about slashers, sex and, of course, Elvis vs. the Mummy.
The federal government has dismissed challenges to March's Screen Actors Guild rerun vote, four months after SAG's election committee turned down the complaints.
The Recording Industry Assn. of America fired off a fresh round of statistics Monday in its campaign to prove that digital piracy is to blame for the huge slump in music sales over the past year.
The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has reported progress toward a settlement of a long-running suit filed against its health and retirement funds by a group of 1960s recording…