Miramax Films

  1. Guggenheim Partners Nearing Deal to Buy Dick Clark Productions

    August 30, 2012 8:55 AM EDT Guggenheim Partners has entered final negotiations to acquire Dick Clark Productions for an amount that exceeds its hefty asking price, multiple sources have told The Hollywood Reporter. The deal for the storied production company behind the Golde ...

  2. Billboard Power 100: Randy Spendlove

    January 26, 2012 7:05 PM EST No. 69 Randy Spendlove President of Music Paramount Pictures The Big Score... Good thing Randy Spendlove knew the symptoms of Bieber Fever when he saw them: He got the ball rolling on "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never," which pulled in $73 ...

  3. Business Matters: Warner Bidder Looking For New Way to Sell CDs/DVDs

    April 19, 2011 8:10 PM EDT Warner Bidder Looking For New Way to Sell CDs and DVDs -- Private equity firm Gores Group's Alec Gores said he would like to merge Alliance Entertainment Corp. with a Hollywood studio. "There are some great assets and great opportunities ...

  4. TFD Music Opens

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Downtown Music Publishing and The Film Department (TFD) announced the formation of a new film music company and partnership, TFD Music. Through the partnership, Downtown Publishing will serve as the exclusive, worldwide administrator for the TFD M ...

  5. Weinstein, Enloe Join Live Nation

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live Nation, the world's leading live entertainment company, has added some major players to its board of directors. Harvey Weinstein and Robert Ted Enloe, III, are two new additions to the board of Live Nation, which has notched its first ye ...

  6. Weinsteins Pick Cherry Lane

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Some of the top indie-minded entrepreneurs in entertainment are finding their way to Cherry Lane Music Publishing. On the heels of Quincy Jones's move to the indie publisher is the company formed by hit film producers Bob and Harvey Weinstein ...

  7. Buena Vista Readies Original Titles For Blu-ray

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Series of short films to be shot in high-definition. Raising the bar in the Blu-ray Disc vs. HD DVD battle, Buena Vista Home Entertainment is creating a series of short films to be shot in high-definition to accompany select films the studio will ...

  8. Buena Vista Preps Blu-ray Releases

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Titles to hit shelves September 19. The first wave of Blu-ray releases from Buena Vista Home Entertainment will hit stores September 19. Titles available on that date will include "Dinosaur" and "Eight Below," from Walt Disney ...

  9. Genius To Distribute Weinsteins

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST titles expected to be released each year. DVD producer/distributor Genius Products will now serve as the exclusive U.S. distributor of titles from The Weinstein Company, a film production firm formed by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, the founders of ...

  10. Moore Moves To Paramount For New Prez Post

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rob Moore, who has been overseeing day-to-day operations at Revolution Studios, has been named president of worldwide marketing, distribution and operations at Paramount Pictures by Paramount chairman (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Rob Moore, who has ...

  11. Producer Ismail Merchant Dies At 68

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Producer Ismail Merchant, whose adaptations of classic novels produced in collaboration with director James Ivory became virtually synonymous with literate, sumptuously appointed costume drama, died M (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Producer Ismail Me ...

  12. New Allegation Revives Probe Of Century

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following up on a complaint from an independent movie theater in Palm Desert, Calif., the California Attorney General's Office has renewed its investigation into the booking practices of Century Theat (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Following up ...

  13. Disney, Weinsteins Are Done

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After a prolonged, months-long negotiation, Bob and Harvey Weinstein and the Walt Disney Studios announced March 29 that they are ending their 12-year exclusive relationship, under which the Weinstein (The Hollywood Reporter) -- After a prolonged, ...

  14. Broadway Putting Up 'Wall'

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Miramax Films has pacted with Casablanca Records head Thomas Mottola to develop and produce a Broadway musical based on Pink Floyd's seminal rock opera "The Wall." Miramax Films has pacted with Casablanca Records head Thomas Mottola ...

  15. MTV Films Says 'Yeah' To Usher

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Having spent nine weeks atop the Billboard 200 with his current album, "Confessions" (LaFace/Zomba), R&B artist Usher could next be testing his drawing power on the boxoffice charts. Having spent nine weeks atop the Billboard 200 ...