One of the surest indicators of the depth of California's budget crisis is the state's film commission. Even though Arnold Schwarzenegger's been governor since November, the 19-year-old agency…
Laszlo Kovacs has been named Kodak cinematographer-in-residence at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.
The B.O. "Passion" has returned, brightening an Easter weekend that saw an opening for "The Alamo" that Disney would like to forget. Newmarket's seventh sesh of "The Passion of the Christ" easily…
There are dozens of hurdles that can derail a film. But Paramount's sci-fi tentpole "A Princess of Mars" is in danger of being knocked off its tracks by one of the most arcane: the DGA's credits…
Robert Rodriguez's resignation from the DGA has jeopardized Paramount's development of its tentpole pic "A Princess of Mars." As a DGA signatory, Par is required to employ only guild directors.
Strike fever hasn't hit Hollywood yet, even with contract talks between writers and studios well under way. With negotiations entering their fourth day today at the Alliance of Motion Picture…
Paramount Pictures has bought a high-concept comedy pitch from Steve Brill, on the heels of helming the studio's backwoods comedy "Without a Paddle."
Paramount has caught up with Alfred Hitchcock's "To Catch a Thief," setting up a modern-day remake of the romantic thriller with Original Film partner Neal Moritz producing and Todd Komarnicki…
Paramount has renewed its first-look deal with producer Walter Latham for two years and agreed to launch a Latham Entertainment Media homevideo label as part of the agreement.
Off-lot film production in Los Angeles County staged a mild rebound in March, gaining 13% from February, while TV production set an all-time record as a burst of pilots pushed activity up by a…
With a complete lack of showbiz fanfare, talks between writers and studios kicked off Monday amid guarded optimism from both sides. Monday's session began with the exchange of proposals at 10 a.m. at…