New media. Social media. Multiplatform strategy. In the world of entertainment business, certain hot phrases just don't go away, and each term brings with it connotations of tech-savvy consumers and…
Butch Hartman, creator of popular animated series "The Fairly Odd Parents" and "Danny Phantom," among others, is expanding the reach of his media through a new interactive reading project with Ruckus…
In a bit of a twist, one of the most anticipated events of the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con came not during the convention, but in the days leading up to it.
Coming off a big July 4 surge, Sony's tentpole 'The Amazing Spider-Man' snagged the top spot for Friday's domestic B.O. with a solid $20.7 million, with three-day weekend estimates tracking in the…
"Social media is what we used to call friendly reporters," Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said with a laugh at Variety's Venture Capital and New Media Summit, held Wednesday in association…
Mark Burnett parachuted in from Morocco to show an early glimpse of his miniseries "The Bible" on Thursday at the Family Entertainment and Faith-Based Summit, presented by Variety in association with…
Canon USA has teamed up with Film Independent -- the nonprofit group behind the Los Angeles Film Festival and the Spirit awards -- to launch the Canon Filmmaker Award Program.
In an attempt to build stronger connections with a rapidly evolving and expanding Chinese film market, the Whistler Film Festival, in association with Telefilm Canada, is offering writer/producer…
Execs, directors and animators alike came together June 13 at WeHo's Eveleigh for the first-ever Dreamworks Animation Summer Social.
When she took the congratulatory call for "Prison Break" becoming the No. 1 series in China, Twentieth Century Fox International TV prexy Marion Edwards was unpleasantly surprised.
Ilan Astrug, former head of format acquisitions at Zodiak Media Group, has been named veep of acquisitions at Warner Bros. Intl. Television Prods., and Charlotte Raben joins him as the new veep of…