The arrival of digital cinema is just a matter of time and money, film biz toppers agreed Wednesday -- the only question is how much time and money it will take.
The trend toward soft money, minimizing risks, the rising importance of private equity and putting together the right package were just some of the topics discussed by a leading panel of industry…
Passion was the operative word heard again and again at Sunday's wide-ranging producers panel in Variety's Cannes Conference Series. No matter what the obstacles, if you have the desire to get your…
Funding and artistic decisions are important, but bigger concerns include fear of censorship and homogenization of the U.S. film industry for indie helmers, according to helmers at Saturday's IFP-New…
In a few short years, global launches have gone from being a far-fetched notion to a favorite studio strategy, but it's a shift that should carry a warning label for international distribs, said…
Film fests have evolved from purely artistic gatherings into a virtual industry that must mix art with commerce, a move that concerned the panelists at Saturday'sVariety Conference Series panel.
It was a topsy-turvy morning for Miramax. When the Screen Actors Guild announced nominations for its SAG Awards, the studio was expecting to be in the race with its big-budget holiday pic, "Cold…
How does the professional Oscar marketer keep the heat up as the season heads into its final days?
It's probably the single toughest gig in show business. Many have tried, but only a handful have really succeeded in memorably hosting the Oscars.
Ask the average film or TV editor specifically what ACE Eddie voters judge their selections by, and themes of substance over style consistantly emerge.