The Rotterdam Film Fest has secured a major sponsor: Internet service provider Tiscali joins Dutch broadcaster VPRO and major broadsheet De Volkskrant as supporters of the event.
Dutch public broadcaster TROS has told the government it wants to hang on to its license to stay inside the public broadcasting system until 2008.
In an exec restructuring at Spain's powerful production-distribution combo Sogecine-Sogepaq, Francisco Sanchez Ortiz has been tapped as the director of distribution and marketing.
Union actors will have to wait until next year for a new deal. SAG and AFTRA, which started negotiations Dec. 6 with the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers, said Thursday afternoon…
The Blue Collar guys are clear favorites in the red states. "The Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again" sold more than 1 million DVDs in the first week after its Dec. 7 release, according to Paramount…
Looking to expand its presence in the entertainment world, American Greetings Corp. has acquired a stake in the Hatchery, the production and marketing company founded last year by Margaret Loesch and…
Former "Golden Girls" showrunner Mort Nathan and producer Brad Johnson are hoping to do for Iraq what "MASH" did for Korea. As part of a busy development slate, Nathan is penning "Spirit of America,"…
The Sci Fi Channel will pony up about $7 million for exclusive cable rights to reruns of Sony Pictures TV's bizarro reality series "Ripley's Believe It or Not."
Miramax Films marketing and PR vet Weiman Seid has ankled the mini-major to launch his own boutique consultancy, Fat Dot. Initial Fat Dot clients include a spate of indie pics heading to the Sundance…
ABC affils have agreed to increase their annual contribution to the "Monday Night Football" till in a move that brings the Alphabet web one step closer to renewing its pact with the NFL.
Luc Besson's rapidly growing EuropaCorp has secured a $106 million revolving production credit line to boost its moviemaking capacity. In a deal to be announced today, six European banks will finance…