Proposed changes in the writing credits for film and TV caused a small squall at the board meeting of the Writers Guild of America West late Tuesday, as more than 30 members disrupted the meeting and…
Independent producer/distributor New Line Cinema yesterday announced financing plans that include a new $ 125 million revolving credit facility and the sale of 2 million shares of common stock.
A number of members of the Writers Guild of America West have launched an offensive against the union's administrative procedure and its executive director, Brian Walton, charging that both undermine…
The land skirmish over Fox Inc.'s plans to expand its Century City lot is heating up, with the latest salvo fired against Fox and City Councilman Zev Yaroslavsky--a perceived champion of the studio's…
Box office tallies for some Fox features were incorrect in yesterday's paper. Correct numbers are: "Folks,"$ 6,001,115; "Alien3,"$ 55,269,887; "The Last of the Mohicans,"$ 70,322,750; "Love Potion…
House copyright subcommittee chairman William Hughes (D-N.J.) has offered a bill on Tuesday that would, in essence, repeal retransmission consent, the new law that allows broadcasters to charge cable…
It's official: As of Jan. 1, the 12-nation European single market is a reality. But rarely has such a highly touted treaty had so little effect on business planning.
Hollywood has reason to crow over the makeup of the new House copyright subcommittee, a key congressional panel that often serves as the starting point for legislation affecting the film industry.
The Internal Revenue Service is seeking $ 233 million in back taxes and penalties it claims is owed by Charles Dolan, chieftain of Cablevision Systems Corp., the eighth-largest cable MSO in the…
Triton Pictures confirmed yesterday that it has bought out equity investor Kadokawa Distribution Inc., giving the Los Angeles-based indie increased autonomy as it moves into its fourth year.
Intl. Family Entertainment's attempted takeover of TVS Entertainment, parent of MTM, has developed into a last-minute poker game between IFE and a significant minority of TVS shareholders, who are…