A recently announced plan to launch a major film market in Busan is only one element of a strategy to give the South Korean port city a leadership role in Asian film.
To experience Harold Pinter's plays and his singular dramatic tactics is to feel a deep acquaintanceship with the writer. Is there any other dramatist alive who can make silence so voluble or…
"Welcome to the new Iraq, welcome to an Iraq without Saddam, Uday and Qusay. Welcome to the Iraqi Media Network, the voice of the new Iraq." These were the first words Ahmad Al-Rikaby uttered live on…
Relevance was the buzz word at the third annual Hispanic Television Summit, held in Miami Oct. 18-19. But relevant programming doesn't automatically mean Spanish-language when it comes to targeting…
Some Hollywood mafias are bound together by academic diplomas (Wesleyan, Brown, U. of Texas). Others by geography (there's a tight clique of Memphians, for those who didn't know) or by high-pressure…
There are few names in the legit lexicon more sacred than Stephen Sondheim. Except, perhaps, for "Sweeney Todd."
ShowEast and Orlando were bracing for Hurricane Wilma, but it's the stormy debate over the ever-shrinking distribution window that's likely to cut a wide swath through this year's confab.
Take the world's largest Spanish-lingo TV content provider, Mexico's Televisa. Add Spain's most successful drama producer, Arbol. Stir in top Spanish rights-broker Mediapro, production company Drive…
Is Freddy Krueger going arty? During the 1980s and early '90s, New Line was defined by such genre franchises as "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." Then the company began a…
Roger Moore, who starred seven times as James Bond, says "The English press has been ridiculously unkind" to the new James Bond, Daniel Craig. "And he hasn't even started to play the role!"
Quincy Jones segues between Hollywood and the scoring and mixing stages of Par's "Get Rich or Die Tryin.'" And before he heads to B'way as a producer with Scott Sanders and Oprah Winfrey of "The…