The federal government has sided with Writers Guild of America West in its dispute with NBC Universal TV over made-for-Internet content.
Just in time for the Academy Awards, Jesse Jackson's renewing a push for greater inclusion of minorities in showbiz. The civil rights leader asserts that the timing's right to raise the issue, at a…
Even before the first envelope is opened Sunday night, Oscar season has a clear winner: The Motion Picture & Television Fund will reap $7.5 million from the fifth annual Night Before party, thought…
The South by Southwest Film Festival has selected the North American premiere of Chan-wook Park's new film, "I'm a Cyborg, but That's OK," to close the fest on March 17 in Austin, Texas.
The San Francisco Film Festival will honor Peter Morgan with its Maurice Kanbar Award for excellence in screenwriting.
Worries about possible strikes will lead to a surge of 7,300 jobs to 170,300 in the motion picture biz in L.A. County this year, followed by a loss of 2,400 slots in 2008, according to a forecast…
Gearing up for a move into distribution, Overture Films has tapped marketing exec Peter Adee as president of worldwide theatrical marketing, distribution and new media.
Kim Waugh has been promoted to senior VP of post-production services at Warner Bros. Studio Facilities.
The Israel Film Festival will kick off with Shemi Zarhin's "Aviva, My Love" March 7 at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood.
"Ghost Rider" outran the competition in its overseas launch, winning the weekend at the international box office with $16.4 million from 1,871 playdates in two dozen markets, edging sturdy comedy…
With a room full of writers of five of the 10 feature nominations for comedies, WGA West president Patric Verrone set the tone at the start of the Feb. 10 Writers Guild kudofest, saying, "Brevity is…
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