The Palm Springs Film Fest has selected Jim Sheridan to receive its Intl. Filmmaker Award for producing and directing. Danny Elfman will be honored with the Frederick Loewe Award for career…
Life isn't getting any easier for execs at Adelphia Communications. The Motion Picture Assn. of America's member studios, as well as the Chicago White Sox and the Office of the Commissioner of…
Undeterred by the muddy outlook for media ownership rules, the Tribune Co. said it has amassed a $300 million war chest with which to pursue acquisitions next year.
The Producers Guild of America, which had remained on the sidelines during the screener controversy, has asked studios to start sending award screeners to its 2,000 members.
NBC's "Today" on Thursday celebrated its eight-year winning streak as the No. 1 breakfastcast, still boasting a wide and easy lead over the competish.
Cablevision has announced plans to offer four new high-definition channels -- Cinemax, Starz!, Showtime's the Movie Channel and InDemand -- later this month, boosting its slate of high-def channels…
Pan-European film funding body Eurimages is to split $5 million among 11 co-productions including Lars von Trier's "Manderlay" and the live-action version of French comicbook classic "Lucky Luke,"…
Australia's Nine network has commissioned a telepic based on the book "After Bali," by Jason McCartney, an Aussie rules footballer who was one of the heroes who pulled survivors from the wreckage of…
A comicbook about a soccer player and team the Supa Strikas, from the Soweto black township outside Johannesburg, is to be adapted into a 40-episode animated TV series for a Canadian and South…
Cannes Film Festival prexy Giles Jacob is giving a young South African filmmaker a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to produce a one-minute work to be screened at the 2004 fest before the opening pic.
As the final part of "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy bows worldwide, two of New Zealand's most film-friendly regions have combined marketing efforts to make their locations and technical expertise…