If it bleeds, it leads. So goes the mantra of myriad media outfits, websites and — yes — even film fests. But not the Maui Film Festival.
Craving for feedback moves some filmmakers past comment cards.
“The Simpsons” began as a toon segment on “The Tracey Ullman Show,” “South Park” got its jumpstart as a viral Christmas card and “Robot Chicken” emerged out of an Internet-only precursor. So it's…
The Hamptons Int'l. Film Fest has wrangled Morgan Neville's "Twenty Feet from Stardom" to kick off its fifth-annual four-part SummerDocs series starting June 15. The summer series presents East End…
Variety has received seven nominations from the Los Angeles Press Club for its 55th SoCal Journalism Awards. The awards recognize L.A.-area journos and publications as well as excellence in new and…
Variety will fete Katie Bayne, prexy of North America Brands for Coca-Cola North America Group, with the Entertainment Branding Impact Award at its advertising summit on June 6 at the Hollywood…
Ron Weaver, a three-time Daytime Emmy Award-winning TV producer who worked on "The Bold and the Beautiful" and who was part of the original team that created "Sesame Street," died in his Los…
"I meet a lot of crazy people in Vegas," says Marcus Hanftaler. "So why not make a show out of it?" Hanftaler, a German indie scribe living in Vegas, brought a question and a treatment with him to…
Boston-based Emerson College has tapped "Friends" exec producer Kevin Bright to serve as senior exec director of the college's Los Angeles Center. Bright will alight from Emerson's Board of Trustees…
Westdoc co-founders Richard Propper and Chuck Braverman are gearing up for the conference's fourth edition at the Landmark cinemas in West Los Angeles. The West Coast docu and unscripted conference…
Eight-day event on the Italian island of Sicily is gearing up to showcase 30 films, seven shorts and five docus, along with 10 master class programs.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Playback: Jordan Peele on ‘Get Out’ and Art’s Role Under a Trump Regime
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch