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…
Gallic producer Alain Goldman has taken a stake in "Gothika" helmer Mathieu Kassovitz's production company MNP and will produce his next film, the English-language "Babylon Babies," with MNP…
The Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Assn. of Asia (Casbaa) has re-elected Marcel Fenez for a second two-year term as chairman.
The Ribeiro Group, Brazil's second-largest exhib, has inked a pioneering deal with Internet portal and content provider iG to screen iG's news service, "Ultimo Segundo" (Last Second) in some theaters.
In a first for Argentina, a telenovela celebrated its finale with a bigscreen gala Tuesday attended by the stars and 3,200 fans. Broadcaster Telefe hosted the party for "Resistire" (Forever Julia) at…
Belgian TV regulators slapped broadcaster YTV with a hefty fine Wednesday for not respecting program quotas, after opening a probe into French-language pubcaster RTBF last week for not fulfilling the…
Buena Vista Intl. Television Latin America has upped Fernando Barbosa to senior VP.
Argentina's government plans to scrap a 7-month-old project to create state radio and TV broadcasters in every province, bringing relief to a private sector that feared unfair competition for ad…