Neil Court, former managing director of Canada's Nelvana Enterprises, has set up his own U.K.-based co-production and packaging venture and signed Jim Henson Prods. as his first client.
Zenith Prods., the film and TV production company owned jointly by Paramount and Carlton Communications, pink-slipped more than 25% of its staff earlier this week.
Sony Corporation and Lincoln Center are combining forces for a concert to benefit the Lincoln Center Consolidated Corporate Fund, which supports 10 performing arts organizations.
Director Federico Fellini and actress Anjelica Huston have announced the creation of the John Huston Award for Artists Rights, a new annual award to be presented to an individual who has demonstrated…
CST Entertainment Imaging Inc. said General Electric Pension Trust, a unit of General Electric Co., has sold 1,500,000 CST common shares, through its agent Whale Securities Co., New York, to…
Adelphia Communications Corp. posted a net loss of $ 14.7 million (96 cents a share) for the third fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31. That compares to a net loss of $ 30.8 million ($ 2.23) for the…
As an advertising executive, Charlotte Beers admitted that she had "little in common" with the panels of TV, movie and music executives at yesterday's Variety/Wertheim Schroder Entertainment Business…
There's a convergence happening between hardware and software in the entertainment business, says Nathan Myhrvold, vice president/advanced technology and business development of Microsoft Corp.
Key members of Congress are putting heat on the Federal Communications Commission to roll back cable TV rate increases that have occurred since lawmakers passed legislation reregulating the industry…
The acrimonious lawsuits between MCA Records and Motown ended quietly yesterday with an out-of-court settlement that will see Massachusetts investment firm Boston Ventures purchase an additional…
In his first major address since becoming chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment in 1989, Peter Guber yesterday urged theindustry not to be blinded by technological advances; good stories will…