Helmer Matthew Vaughn fought an uphill battle to make "Kick-Ass." Studio after studio rejected the project so he financed it outside the system and eventually sold it to Lionsgate.
In a rare move, the Producers Guild of America has added another credit to its quiver: transmedia producer.
The life of a TV drama can be just as dramatic as the turbulent world of its characters.
Two new groups are vying for the industry's support as they mount campaigns to keep filming in California.
Most people don't think of makeup as a cutting-edge discipline, but in the aftermath of "Avatar," it has gained recognition as a critical component of performance-capture technology.
Viewers staying tuned to HBO on Sunday evenings after the big-budget megaseries "The Pacific" have found themselves watching a very different kind of show, "How to Make It in America" -- a…
Going against the grain of the FCC's National Broadband Plan, the Open Mobile Video Coalition, which represents nearly 900 broadcasters, has released a white paper urging TV stations to "move quickly…
In a bid to stanch the outflow of film and TV jobs from California, advocates have set up an organization to educate voters and help foster a political climate more conducive to enacting additional…
Green Zone" and "The Hurt Locker" -- critically praised Iraq War pictures whose box office take falls short of their positive reviews -- have their differences.
How can a director supervise his film's post-production if he's in jail?
As reality television has exploded, so has the demand for "real" contestants. At the same time, online social networks have grown into a major means for people to interact and connect.