Call it the gap loan rush of 1997. Convinced that there's gold in them thar hills, banks and investment firms are eagerly lending money to independent film producers on the promise of future sales.
Stanford U. and Yamaha Corp. have teamed up to license and market a new digital audio-generation technology called Sondius-XG.
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The acquisition of Live Entertainment by an investor group led by Bain Capital and Richland Gordon & Co. was approved Wednesday at a shareholders meeting in Los Angeles.
Broadcasters won a preliminary victory in a Miami federal court Wednesday as a magistrate judge agreed that PrimeTime 24 should not be allowed to sell programming packages that include network…
The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday rejected President Clinton's request for a formal inquiry into hard liquor advertising on television and radio.
The Writers Guild of America West has nominated candidates for its officers and board of directors, officials announced Tuesday.
Time Warner Inc. chairman Gerald Levin and vice chairman Ted Turner have frequently criticized News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch's editorial interference in his publications, but the forthcoming…
The Walt Disney Co. launched a South African subsidiary Tuesday to consolidate its retail business here and explore avenues into the rest of Africa.
Mike Ovitz (left) and I.M. Pei on Tuesday announced the $1.1 billion fundraising campaign for the reconstruction of the UCLA Medical Center, School of Medicine and Health Sciences (Daily Variety…
Now that key lawmakers are making public pledges to observe a legislative cease-fire, the television industry may have a new TV content code as early as Thursday morning, industry sources said…
Last week, the fundraising coffers of Los Angeles' long-delayed new concert hall received a cash infusion of some $8.36 million, but conspicuously absent from the list of benefactors was any major…