The struggling stocks of Netflix and TiVo got boosts Tuesday on reports that the two companies could soon hook up for a video-on-demand deal.
THINKFilm has acquired North American rights to Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski's doc "Born Into Brothels." The film premiered at Sundance 2004 and won the documentary Audience Award.
Sony Corp.'s chief financial officer Katsumi Ihara said an MGM "deal is necessary for our pictures business to grow in the longer term" -- a surprisingly candid statement that seems to imply Sony is…
Florida is starting to recover from Hurricane Frances, as the state's media and communications industry tally up the damage. The state's theme parks closed for the last major travel weekend of the…
A war of words has erupted between leaders of the Writers Guild of America East and WGA West due to a 2-year-old jurisdictional dispute over coverage of CBS newswriters in Los Angeles.
The man some social arbiters credit (or blame) for igniting the sexual revolution gets lively, sometimes funny and, inevitably, provocative biopic treatment in "Kinsey." Bill Condon's first…
Just hours after the Montreal World Film Festival wrapped, Canuck funders Telefilm Canada and Sodec issued a call for proposals for anyone interested in starting a new, more dynamic film fest in…
There are numerous variations on the joke, but my favorite pictures a circus bear, with a ball on his nose and perched on a unicycle, plaintively telling his trainer, "But what I really want to do is…
Gotham's film biz has a new player, as investment bank D.H. Blair Tuesday unveiled a private equity fund to invest in film and a new production company called D.H. Blair Pictures, led and co-owned by…
Fans can't get enough college sports on cable TV, and ESPN will accommodate them by creating ESPNU, a 24/7 network devoted exclusively to college events like Division 1 football and men's and women's…