France's Socialist-led government said Friday it had dropped a plan to privatize loss-making SFP film studios, maker of much of the country's cinema and television heritage.
Cinergi Pictures Entertainment Inc. chairman Andrew Vajna raised his buyout offer for public stock in Cinergi by 9¢ to $2.39 a share Thursday and hinted at another, but smaller, increase to come.
National Amusements vice president of operations James Murray will receive the founder's award at this year's ShowEast, which runs from Oct. 20-23 at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.
Attorneys for Jeffrey Katzenberg consider it the smoking gun in their case against Walt Disney: A memo from former Walt Disney Co. prexy Frank Wells assuring Katzenberg of his 2% stake in the…
The National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People is accepting submissions for nominations for the 29th NAACP Image Awards, set for broadcast in February. Deadline is Oct. 31, and the…
A House-Senate conference committee has agreed to keep the National Endowment for the Arts alive with a $98 million budget, but imposed new rules that dictate how the arts agency can spend the money.
Jack Valenti, Hollywood's longtime chief lobbyist, will receive the first-ever Intl. Distinguished Service Award at the opening night of the CineAsia movie convention in Singapore Dec. 3.
Bill Kennard, President Clinton's nominee for chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, sailed through his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday and appears to be right on course to take…
Michael H. Diamond, former executive VP and general counsel for New World Communications Group, has formed a law firm with partner Kenneth A. Ostrow.
Pearson Plc's $515 million deal to acquire All American Communications marks the end of a two-year courtship and the beginning of a new era for fast-growing the British media conglom.