A Costa Rican court handed down a prison sentence for the first time in a video piracy case. Previous cases have not required jail time.
Talks between the TV industry and kidvid activists fell apart Thursday after Vice President Al Gore broke his silence on the subject and endorsed a plan backed by parents groups to strengthen the…
Salah M. Hassanein has filed suit against Warner Bros., charging that the studio failed to pay him all that he was due during his tenure overseeing international exhibition for the studio.
Labor and industry reps met with state officials to air their concerns over a new measure they say lowers the standards for studio teachers.
Joseph Vallin, a veteran set painter and decorator, filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Wednesday against 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures and the Union of Motion Picture Set Painters claiming he was…
One of Spain's most solvent film and TV companies, Sogecable, has announced post-tax profits for 1996 of $40.8 million.
Wall Street firms Merrill Lynch and Lehman Bros. are to spend $528 million buying a crucial block of stock in cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. from the estate of the late Bob Magness, former TCI…
Stunt performers and thespians picketed the Screen Actors Guild once again Tuesday, calling on members to reject a new commercials contract and pressing guild officials to make greater gains in the…
Just two weeks after pinkslipping 13% of the staff of cabler Optus Vision (OV), Ziggy Switkowski has left the chief exec's office.
What's in a name? About $20,000 to $40,000 in consulting fees, for starters.