Executives and representatives of Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl. concluded their annual confab over the weekend in Seville, Spain. On the agenda were screenings of upcoming releases, as…
Gov. Pete Wilson has appointed five new members, and made five re-appointments, to the California Film Commission. Not surprisingly, four of the five new appointees are Republicans.
"Geronimo" will be the major Christmas release of Columbia Pictures, the studio announced Wednesday. The period Western, currently before the cameras, stars Jason Patric, Wes Studi and Oscar-winners…
Republic Pictures Corp. has begun mailing letters to broadcasters, cable channels and video dealers cautioning them to stop showing, renting or selling "It's a Wonderful Life" without paying…
Likely to be pegged as a gay "Soapdish," "Grief" actually has a good deal more heart and wit. Modestly mounted indie will need solid word-of-mouth to attract a deserved arthouse aud -- as comic…
Mirjana Van Blaricom has been re-elected as president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. for 1993-94, while Mahfouz Doss has been elected veepee, Lowell Staine has been elected executive secretary…
Australia's two major film events, the 40th Sydney Film Festival (June 11-26 ) and the 42nd Melbourne Intl. Film Festival (June 4-18), have both wrapped with increased B.O. takes.
Since the privatization of Babelsberg, Germany's most well-known film studio , 14 months ago, film and TV production in the region has been sluggish.
It was city politics as usual Wednesday when exiting Mayor Tom Bradley showed up at a press conference and was surprised to find that his film czar, Beth Kennedy, had been asked to resign (Daily…
Are American masses ready to brush up their Shakespeare? The Samuel Goldwyn Co. hopes so. The company said Tuesday that it has planned a late-summer blitz for between 300 and 700 screens for director…
Richard Riordan starts work today as the city's new mayor, assuming the mantle at a time when the entertainment industry is torn by a love/hate relationship with Los Angeles.