John Emerson, president of personal investment management for Capital Guardian Trust, has been named chairman and chief executive officer of the Music Center of Los Angeles County. Emerson had been…
Markets & Festivals
The French Cultural Exception is playing out for real as Gallic actors and showbiz workers go on strike over government plans to cut their unemployment benefit.
Local distribbery Riofilme has tapped veteran TV and film thesp Jose Wilker as its new prexy.
Out of a respectfully quiet but electrified audience of thousands came a single strong voice ... "We love you, sir!"
Ron Livingston has joined the cast of Revolution Studios' romantic comedy "Little Black Book." Plot focuses on an associate producer for a daytime talkshow who opens a Pandora's Box when she accesses…
To the Editor: Peter Bart trivializes the entertainment industry with his column on Frank Sinatra five years after his death (“A black eye for Old Blue Eyes,” Daily Variety, June 16). He mixes his…
Phoenix Pictures has come on board to produce gang thriller "Jumped In" by scribe Cheryl Guerriero. Story centers around a teen from a privileged background who, after the murder of her sister…
To the Editor: As a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and I always thought that if I didn’t vote for someone based on artistic merit because of their political opinions it…
The San Francisco Intl. Lesbian & Gay Film Fest wrapped its 27th annual edition with a bang (or perhaps a power chord) on Sunday night at the historic Castro Theater.
The Palm Beach Intl. Film Festival has invited entries for its 9th annual fest, skedded to unspool April 15-22.
How "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" fares at the box office this weekend could matter more to Californians than they know.