The Santa Barbara Film Festival is offering up more than new films at this year's event. Six panels, attracting some of the biggest names in the biz, will take place during the 10-day fest.
Contract talks between studios and actors unions will resume next Wednesday, 10 days after breaking off, amid a murky outlook for reaching a deal.
In a move to streamline the upper reaches of its exec structure, Time Warner Cable said prexy Thomas Baxter and vice chairman-chief operating officer John Billock will take early retirement and their…
Spike Lee and Paolo Sadri of new Miami-based shingle TMG Films will exec produce "The Goal," a Brazilian soccer pic starring Mario Lopez. Principal photography is skedded for November in Rio de…
PBS will censor two upcoming films given to the pubcaster by HBO in an effort to protect local public TV stations from potential FCC fines, prexy Pat Mitchell told critics at the winter press tour.
Fox is pacting with Adam Sandler and Jack Giarraputo's Happy Madison shingle and producer William Todman Jr. ("X-Men") to distribute "Grandma's Boy," starring Allen Covert and based on Covert's spec…
Customs officials broke ground when they arrested a man suspected of illegally distributing movies on the Web through BitTorrent technology.
Universal has decided to get together with "The Break Up," signing Vince Vaughn to star and produce while paying more than $2 million for the comedy spec by Jay Lavender and Jeremy Garelick.
The presidential inaugural committee has settled on its final list of celebrities and entertainers coming to Washington this week to participate in festivities associated with President Bush's…
As punk rock bands become more and more cartoonish, the Texas quartet Bowling for Soup have decided to run with the concept and simply become a punk rock cartoon. With their unfortunate facial hair…
Ad spending rose by double digits in Hong Kong last year. In December, ads brought in HK$4 billion ($513 million), which was a 6% jump vs. the same time last year, according to Nielsen Media Research.