Hollywood's writers, hitting a mostly unnoticed area following last week's collapse of contract talks, have accused studios and nets of "gutting" minimums for script sales and resales into other…
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This year, the Academy Awards will be handed out on a Sunday, but most of the celebrating will be on Saturday. This marks a sea change from years past. Four studios with films nominated for best…
Franchise Pictures has moved to knock out Intertainment's fraud lawsuit, claiming the suit fails to specify how budgets were allegedly inflated on the numerous films Franchise produced for…
Joel Wayne has found a way to deal with the age-old rift between studio execs and the creative community. He hangs out on both sides of the fence. "I work for Warner Bros. and I have an affinity for…
Two of Blighty's minority webs have joined forces to share TV rights to "Gladiator" in a package acquired from Universal believed to be worth in excess of $10 million.
The Mouth from the South strikes again. At a meeting with CNN staffers in the network's Washington bureau on Ash Wednesday, CNN founder Ted Turner noticed a number of employees had ashes on their…
The Film Music Network (FMN), a professional org for the film and television music industry, and the indie Assn. of Independent Feature Film Producers (AIFFP), which reps more than 20,000 filmmakers…
Screenwriter Marc Klein ("Serendipity") has been hired to pen the feature adaptation of Melissa Banks' bestselling short story collection, "The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing" for Catch 23…
The premiere of NBC's "The Fighting Fitzgeralds" received strong sampling in the middle of a "Frasier" sandwich Tuesday, winning its half-hour in young adults.
Discovery Channel has launched its First Time Filmmakers project for Asia, continuing its hunt for programming of local relevance.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History