Fernando Lara, the longtime director of the Valladolid Film Festival, will replace Manuel Perez Estremera as director general of the ICAA film institute, which runs Spain's biggest subsidy fund.
"Who Is Anna Walentynowcz," from "The Tin Drum" helmer Volker Schlondorff, is among 28 projects allocated coin by Bavaria's film funding body FFF Bayern. Total outlay comes to $6.3 million.
"Law & Order" thesp and musical legit star Jerry Orbach died of prostate cancer Tuesday in Manhattan after weeks of treatment. He was 69.
Brazilian scribe Paulo Coehlo -- whose novel "The Alchemist" was picked up last year by Warner Bros. as a vehicle for Laurence Fishburne to write, direct and topline -- has sold rights on his…
Univision Communications, the largest U.S. Spanish-language television and radio broadcaster, will pay about $190 million to buy two leased television stations in Puerto Rico, where the company also…
Forget DVD -- that was the unmistakable message from film and TV companies during two weeks of negotiations with SAG and AFTRA earlier this month.
KCAL's hunk-a, hunk-a burning wood was a hit with Angelenos on Christmas morning, winning its time period in key demos.
As cable news stretches its wings and budgets to cover the tsunami story, year-end Nielsen ratings show a general decline in viewership compared with 2003, a year when viewers flocked to news nets…
The Library of Congress has named an eclectic mix of pics to the National Film Registry for 2004, including the 1951 civil defense film "Duck and Cover," Andy Warhol's eight-hour experimental…