I guess I should be flattered that my advocacy work for kids who stutter got referred to in the big-budget film “Looney Tunes: Back In Action.” The only problem is they got it wrong. In the film…
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The number of pirated CDs, DVDs and cassettes seized on European Union borders plummeted from 40 million in 2001 to 12 million in 2002, according to new EU figures.
Taking the first formal step toward bargaining with studios and nets, the Writers Guild of America has selected a 23-member negotiating committee. No date has been set for starting talks to replace…
Leading Capitol Hill lawmakers late Tuesday decried a so-called White House compromise that would increase the number of TV stations one broadcaster could own from 35% to 39% of the national aud.
Mediaset has filed a E20 million ($23.5 million) lawsuit against pubcaster RAI claiming that a comedy show that took potshots at Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's dominance of Italy's airwaves…
Canuck TV producer Cinar Corp. has reached a C$445,000 ($338,000) out-of-court settlement with BRB Intl., a Spanish animation company that sued Cinar for $59 million in 2000 after its acquisition of…
Oscar-winning actor Michael Caine seems headed to the bat cave. Deal terms are being finalized, but the veteran British actor has agreed to play the role of Bruce Wayne's trusted butler Alfred in the…
Shares of entertainment company Alliance Atlantis Communications dropped 9% at $16.02 on the Toronto Stock Exchange Monday after it posted widening losses due to a one-time charge to consolidate its…
With the battle over media consolidation in full swing, major TV broadcasters are pushing forward on a new effort that, critics argue, could see them attain even more power over competitors.
A coalition of independent filmmakers along with IFP/Los Angeles and IFP/New York Monday filed a lawsuit in New York seeking a court order to force the MPAA to lift the ban in time to impact this…