Mel Karmazin, president and chief operating officer of Viacom, has splashed some cold water on the overheated rhetoric of two top cable operators touting the potentially powerful growth of…
Management/production company Handprint Entertainment has formed a strategic alliance with Vancouver-based talent agency Pacific Artists Management.
Corleone faithful will soon get the official news they've been waiting for: "The Godfather" trilogy is coming to DVD.
Lions Gate has signed its biggest distribution deal for family product by licensing video rights to DIC Entertainment animated TV series such as "Inspector Gadget," "Madeline" and "Sonic the…
VCL Film + Medien, which has co-financing deals with Woody Allen and Francis Ford Coppola, is reverting back to its core business of video/DVD and scaling down licensing.
Opponents of runaway production have received a boost from a nascent campaign that will emphasize the potential profitability of staying within the U.S.
Film-TV contract negotiations between actors and studios resume today after a six-day break amid continued expectations that a deal will be worked out without a strike.
Every time U.S. producers see executives from the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists sitting with SAG and AFTRA members across the bargaining table, ACTRA prexy Thor Bishopric…
The third annual Method Fest Independent Film Festival will kick off June 15 in Pasadena with the world preem of Larry Clark's "Bully."
The production cost of the original “Star Wars”: was 10% of that for “Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace” ($11 million vs. $110 million); the original made more than half as much ($514 million…
It’s been described as “Rebel Without a Cause” meets “Love Story,” but this Kirsten Dunst vehicle looks like another take on “Romeo and Juliet.” Cultures clash when Nicole Oakley (Dunst), the…