Simplicity, says indie filmmaker Patricia Cardoso, is the key to a movie's success. "The more simple the story, the more I can work with the visuals," the 35-year-old filmmaker says.
Academy Award nominations for producers usually conjure up images of endless job opportunities and immediate financial success. But Renee Tajima-Pena, one of the producers of the 1988 feature…
A television station in the coastal city of Kanazawa bilked advertisers for thousands of commercials it did not broadcast in one year, a company spokesman said Wednesday. The station becomes the…
Fox Sports Americas has promoted Andrew Thau to the position of vice president and general manager, the Latin American net announced on Wednesday.
Self-distributing filmmakers soon will have a new venue: Hollywood's venerable Egyptian Theater.
Barry Munitz, chancellor of the California State U system since 1991, has been tapped to become the president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust, one of the nation's largest with a $4.3 billion…
ESPN Star Sports has struck four-year deals to provide live coverage of soccer and cricket across Asia.
Sidney Furie is on "Top of the World." Not only is that the title of the director's latest project --- Dennis Hopper and Peter Weller star --- but it also describes where one might find the very…
After bottoming out during the week of the July 4th holiday, ratings for many syndie strips rallied in the week ending July 13, which overlapped the start of the July sweep.
Not unlike the special-effects beasts from some of this season's bigscreen blockbusters, music licensing for independent film is a creature that often is woefully misunderstood. Early in the…
There is no winning formula for casting an independent film. It's a down-and-dirty business that requires guts, provides little glamour and often can be humiliating.