Before Tom Bergeron taped his first episode of "America's Funniest Home Videos" back in 2001, producer Vin Di Bona asked him if there was anything he'd like to see in the studio.
Producer saw gold in Japanese formats that became U.S. hits
Vin Di Bona's 'America's Funniest Home Videos' reaches 500th episode milestone on ABC
Whether it's babies rejecting food to the bombastic orchestral sounds of Strauss' "Also Sprach Zarathustra" or ladies getting their party on to the tune of Gretchen Wilson's "Redneck Woman," there is…
A generation comes to grips with changing business models.
The one-sheet for the 2001 Holocaust drama "The Grey Zone" hangs above Avi Lerner's desk. An ink-black rectangle with a foggy keyhole image of a hunched man at its center, it contrasts starkly with…
Maestro of classy fare arrives to lead Millenium's newly upgraded pic slate
Nu Image chairman Avi Lerner and the head of his Millennium Films banner come from opposite poles of the independent film world. . .
Nu Image greenlights pricier projects that are still built by masters of bottom-line finesse.
Innovative ways of channeling coin have boosted island production
Filmmakers who've worked on tropical locations caution that crews tend to observe "island time," as if the overabundance of sun, surf, palm trees and umbrella-topped drinks has literally slowed their…