After pulverizing national box office records last Christmas with Leonardo Pieraccioni's "The Cyclone," the Cecchi Gori Group now is aiming to repeat that success with the widest release ever…
It started with the human voice, accompanied by rough instruments of bone, wood, dried vegetables and stretched animal skins. It progressed through the years to an orchestra of woodwinds, brass…
Barry Diller's Silver King Broadcasting has hired a VP and managing director for its flagship station WYHS Miami, which Diller plans to make the model for major commitments to local programming by…
When thinking of George Lucas and his famed Skywalker Ranch, film scoring is not the first thing that comes to mind. Instead, "Star Wars" images, Industrial Light & Magic and big special effects pop…
Producers Robert Papazian and James Hirsch have acquired a 12-acre production facility in Woodland Hills.
In what could be another sign that relations between the warring factions of the Writers Guild are thawing, West wing leaders were joined Tuesday by the East unit's exec director in a closed-door…
"Men in Black" continues to rake in the dough, this time in the Czech Republic, where it chalked up the largest-ever opening weekend box office.
Variety's first annual Film and TV Music Spotlight isn't just the continuation of our expanded coverage of music, which began with this summer's Spotlight on the L.A. Music Biz Scene.
Former Baker/Winokur/Ryder senior VP Steven Jensen has ankled the PR firm to form Myriad Entertainment.
New Line's "Boogie Nights" strutted its stuff in its New York debut Sunday, kicking up a one-day total of $50,168 in two locations.