The BBC director-general Mark Thompson has indicated that cost savings at the corp. will be more severe than initially anticipated, following last year's new license fee deal agreed with the U.K…
FremantleMedia has tapped a news head of gambling as it continues to diversify its revenue sources.
Dennis Weinreich has stepped down as joint managing director of film and television post-production at Blighty's Pinewood Studios. He will continue to advise Pinewood as a consultant.
Hasbro Studios, the toy maker's L.A.-based production arm, has pacted with Italo Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's broadcast group Mediaset to broadcast "Transformers Prime," "My Little Pony…
Icon Ent. Intl. has snapped up worldwide sales rights for James Marsh's docu "Project Nim," which world preems on the opening night of the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 20.
The Berlinale's Generation children's and youth sidebar has selected 59 features, documentaries and shorts from 32 countries for this year's lineup, including upcoming Sundance screeners "On the Ice"…
Montreal director Denis Villeneuve's family drama "Incendies" won the Toronto Film Critics Assn.'s award for best Canadian film at the org's gala dinner on Wednesday evening.
It may always be remembered for the unexpected news he delivered — "Gabby opened her eyes for the first time" — but here's a key line: "If this tragedy prompts reflection and debate, as it should…
The city of Los Angeles has charged operators of a talent management company and a Los Angeles-based on-line talent listing business with violating the Krekorian Talent Scam Prevention Act of 2009.
U.K. distrib DRG has acquired worldwide rights to Scottish commercial broadcaster STV's catalog under the new moniker STV International.
Artist Shepard Fairey and the Associated Press have "agreed in principle" to settle their legal battle over Fairey's use of an AP photo to make the iconic Barack Obama "HOPE" poster. Financial terms…