"Shrek 2," the book, will be the first title published under a new multiyear license deal between kids publisher Scholastic and DreamWorks animation.
MGM chairman-CEO Alex Yemenidjian anticipates that "Die Another Day" will gross $400 million-$450 million in worldwide box office -- making it the biggest and most profitable James Bond pic in the…
The 23rd American Film Market will this year introduce the AFM Producer Screenings, designed to showcase independently produced features seeking a worldwide sales agent.
When an exec from a rival studio appraises the crowd at a premiere's after-party and says, "These people are proud to be in the movie business. At Christmas, at least once, you want to have that…
ICM agent Iris Grossman has been elected prexy of Women in Film, Los Angeles. Grossman, who previously headed WIF from 1996-1999, will commence her forthcoming three-year leg in January. She replaces…
New Line Cinema and Canuck distrib Alliance Atlantis renewed their output deal until the end of 2005 Wednesday.
CNBC interim head of business news David Friend will stay in the job permanently, as network prexy-CEO Pamela Thomas-Graham has promoted him to senior veepee of business news.
The Australian Film Finance Corp. will be run by two alternate acting CEOs because the search for a successor to Catriona Hughes has taken longer than expected.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of governors has given 17 pics the greenlight to compete for Oscar gold in the 2002 animated feature film category.
Millions of consumers will have an opportunity to participate in this year's annual DVD Premiere Awards as the result of a partnership between the awards, produced by Daily Variety sister publication…