The Moscow tete-a-tete last month between Vice President Al Gore and Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin could lead to the break U.S. copyright advocates have been waiting for.
A new London-based film sales company, North and South Film, has been launched as a joint venture between Victor Film Co., Brazilian distrib Lumiere-EBA and Tristan Whalley's Goalpost Film.
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Dutch-based Holland Media Group (HMG) has tapped Dutch Broadcasting Company (NOB) director Pieter Porsius to head its executive board following the departure under duress of former chairman Huib…
The Black American Cinema Society (BACS) will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a weekend of activities that begins Friday and includes the bestowal of several awards honoring African-American…
Warner Bros. has tapped retail marketer Peter Dickson to serve as managing director for its Studio Stores U.K. unit, where he'll oversee operations of existing stores and creation of new shops in the…
British TV sales veteran Philip Jones is stepping aside as managing director of CTE, Carlton's program distribution arm, to take on the new role as director of international relations.
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to block a copyright infringement trial involving KCAL-TV concerning the station's showing of a videotape of truck driver Reginald Denny's beating during the 1992…
MTV and Planet Hollywood are reportedly set to partner in a multi-million dollar entertainment complex in London's Soho district.
At News Corp.'s annual general meeting Tuesday, chairman and chief exec Rupert Murdoch spoke surprisingly frankly to shareholders about a series of setbacks and difficulties faced by the global…
A jury came back with a partial not guilty verdict Monday afternoon in Peter Hoffman's criminal trial on tax evasion charges. The jury rejected the government's case on the two counts relating to…
The chief technical officer and two executive vice presidents of US West's Media One, the third largest cable operator in the U.S., have joined with 16 other of the company's executives and agreed to…