In their first joint public appearance Wednesday, ABC Entertainment president Jamie Tarses and newly installed chairman Stu Bloomberg tried to convince a skeptical crowd that they plan to work as…
There was a time when indie film producer Dolly Hall wanted to be an actress. After earning a degree in theater from the University of North Carolina, she returned home to New York, continued her…
Independent filmmakers are notoriously creative when it comes to finding financing for their projects. But Valerie Red-Horse may be the first to turn to American Indian casinos for coin.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is moving toward an outright sale of its book-publishing unit HarperCollins, Wall Street sources said, in the latest move by News Corp. to rehabilitate its image on Wall…
Crown Theatres of South Norwalk, Conn., plans to open a 14-screen multiplex in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Among the better-known institutions such as AFI, Sundance Institute, the various IFPs, NYU, USC and UCLA, the following lesser-known organizations offer a diverse selection of courses of interest to…
While 1996 was widely hailed as the year of the independent, so far, 1997 has offered distributors of specialized product little to cheer about.
The following banks and finance companies are active in making loans on a per-project basis for independent films.
"It is not a game," barks Douglas Scott, senior VP, sales and marketing, of Hollywood Stock Exchange. It is hard to argue with him. Although the Hollywood Stock Exchange started with the intention of…
The second annual Phlemmy Awards, an American Lung Assn.-sponsored fete, will pay dubious tribute to six Primetime Emmy nominees for airing episodes that glamorize tobacco use. Six other shows will…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%