Jack Shea will fill out Sheldon Leonard's term as secretary-treasurer of the Directors Guild of America. Shea, who had been third vice president of the guild, was selected to fill the post at a DGA…
Saban Entertainment has expanded its European operations to include a new office in Milan, Italy.
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Video piracy in South Africa is costing members of the Motion Picture Assn., Holly-wood's powerful lobbying arm, some $12 million a year, according to a report being prepared by the U.S. trade…
Kerry Packer's Publishing & Broadcasting Ltd. has inked a deal to acquire 10% of Sydney Harbor Casino from U.S.-based Showboat Inc., which had a 25% stake in the venture, for A$101.7 million ($79.6…
Alternately friends and foes for 30 years, Aussie media titans Rupert Murdoch and Kerry Packer on Thursday resolved their latest tiff, over the rugby SuperLeague and Fox product, prompting…
Members of the crew of "Ghost Central Station" picketed in front of Warner Bros. Studios Tuesday after they walked out of the nonunion production, a low-budget, family-oriented feature.
Ellen DeGeneres has jumped percenteries for the second time in less than a year to join Creative Artists Agency for representation in both film and TV, the agency confirmed Thursday.
Adam Berkowitz, who in 10 years at the William Morris Agency has represented a host of television writer-producers, departed the percentery Thursday for a position as an agent in the TV packaging…
News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch left the door ajar for a News Corp. bid for control of the L.A. Dodgers Thursday, saying he was "hesitating" about whether to pursue the team.
The European Commission said Thursday it was opening a routine probe into the planned $20 billion merger of British Telecom and MCI Communications Corp.
Salah M. Hassanein, president and CEO of the Todd-AO Corp., and Intl. Video Conversions Inc. chairman and CEO Ken Holland on Thursday announced that an agreement in principle has been concluded…