In the past two years, traditional assumptions about the role of factual entertainment and drama programs have broken down. Today, networks want promotable primetime events backed up by low-cost…
MipTV 2003: Documentaries to be offered at confab
When boy genius James Isaac Neutron was but a glimmer in the eyes of execs at Nickelodeon, television was not the first priority. Neutron first emerged online, then showed up in a theatrical release…
MipTV 2003: Execs talk about buyer buzz
Another risky investment is paying off for Harvey Weinstein. Miramax, which placed a winning rights bid of $7 million, estimates consumers have already purchased more than 500,000 copies of "The…
Expect increased consolidation of all those proliferating boxes atop TVs across America, according to a report by Allied Business Intelligence, a tech think tank based in Oyster Bay, N.Y.
According to a new study, extending to TV series and telepics the 12.5% tax credit for big-budget films lensed in Australia could bring up to $A295 million ($177 million) a year into the country and…
"The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" and "Minority Report" topped the list of sci-fi, fantasy and horror pic nominees for the 29th annual Saturn Awards, announced by Cinescape and the Academy of…