Sweden and Iceland have entered the foreign language Oscar race with helmer Jesper Ganslandt's debut feature "Falkenberg Farewell" and Ragnar Bragason's low-budget drama "Children."
As usual, Billy Wilder got it right. "He once told me, 'Whenever they give you any of this crap that you're hearing, just tell them you're only as good as your best picture.' " That's veteran…
Producer Jonathan D. Krane and independent film financier Beau Rogers have announced plans to form the Edge, a mini-studio that will produce films with budgets up to $10 million.
Technology changes so fast that keeping up with the latest tech tools can be a full-time job. For some in the entertainment industry, it is. And even for those who have other work to do, it's an…
Hollywood has won a legal victory against one of the last remaining peer-to-peer networks. A judge at the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles granted summary judgment to the record labels and movie…
Mark Pellington has been hired to helm "Night and Day You Are the One," a supernatural thriller based on a short story by Ken Kalfus, for Universal Pictures and producers Bobker/Kruger.
Leaders of the Actors' Equity Assn. have selected first VP Mark Zimmerman to be president. Zimmerman was voted into office by acclamation in an Equity Council meeting Tuesday and will serve until the…
Columbia Records exec Amy Osler has been tapped to fill a newly created post overseeing the integration of music into CBS and CBS Paramount Network Television skeins.
The networks are hungry for homicide this development season, as ABC is developing three murder-themed projects, while the CW is close to enlisting "Grey's Anatomy" exec producer Mark Gordon for a…
Film and video producer Oualid Mouaness took a leap of faith when he hired fellow Florida State U. film grad Marc Carlini straight out of school after seeing one of his projects.