The fallout from Transamerica exiting the bond business has now hit Australia: Completion Bond Co.'s rep here, the First Australian Completion Bond Co. (FACB), has merged with Motion Picture…
Former Capitol-EMI president/CEO Joe Smith has resurfaced as executive producer for World Cup USA, the coordinating body for the 1994 international soccer championship, which will be held for the…
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The marriage between Showscan Corp. and Omni Films Intl. Inc. is off. On Thursday, the two companies terminated a letter of intent to merge.
Regal Cinemas raised $ 19.5 million in a public offering. The offering was for 1.5 million shares at $ 13 a piece. The proceeds, the company said, will go to retiring debt. The Knoxville-based…
Legislation introduced Thursday in the House of Representatives would greatly increase copyright protection and performance rights for sound recordings.
Major Japanese movie producer Nikkatsu Corp., saddled with debts of $ 464 million after a long decline in Japan's movie industry, applied Thursday for court permission to reorganize its finances.
German private web Pro 7 is in the black in its fifth year of operation, announced chief Georg Kofler at a confab.
Jim Mooney resigned as president and CEO of the National Cable TV Assn. Thursday, mainly because he could not prevent Congress from legislating the harshest regulatory bill in the history of cable.
Los Angeles Superior Court has granted Columbia Pictures and TriStar Pictures a temporary restraining order barring a "professional gate-crasher" from premieres and advance screenings of their films…
Scott Neeson, general manager of Australian distrib Hoyts Fox Columbia TriStar films, is moving to L.A. as marketing VP of 20th Century Fox Intl.
The California Arts Council has survived this year's budget cuts with only a 15% cut in administrative expenses: The agency's total state budget is set at $ 12.3 million, approximately $ 309,000 less…
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