The American Film Marketing Assn. has created a new lifetime achievement prize, the Independence Award, and has named producer Saul Zaentz as its first recipient.
They operate outside the studio system and are proud of it. But they're also increasingly crucial to the studios in an era of ever spiraling budgets. They provide their own financing, usually…
Actor Jack Lord, who achieved TV stardom portraying a tough, steely-eyed detective on the hit series "Hawaii Five-O," a show that helped create a boom in Hawaiian tourism, died of congestive heart…
NBC's parent General Electric Co. reported a 14% increase in net profit to $2.35 billion, it said Thursday, on 16% higher revenues of $26.7 billion.
Signaling a new era for Island Records, the label has tapped former EMI Records chief Davitt Sigerson as chairman and Johnny Barbis as prexy.
Don't expect a lot of sugar for Columbia's "Spice World," or more than a vestige of biz for Miramax's "Phantoms" at the upcoming weekend box office.
Martin Boyer, husband of Vivian Boyer, the West Coast publicity director for Warner Bros., died Tuesday in Sherman Oaks following a heart attack. He was 64. Services will be held at 9 a.m. today at…
The mood was upbeat, but surprises were few at the syndie biz's annual NATPE sales confab this week.
EXCLUSIVEColumbia is doing it their way, confirming Thursday that they anted up $750,000 against $1 million for movie rights to a recent newspaper story recounting the improbable but true story of a…
Maria Gurdin, mother of the late actress Natalie Wood, died Jan. 6 of pneumonia in Thousand Oaks. She was 85. Gurdin was very active in fundraising for Motion Picture Mothers, a support group started…
As Hollywood majors raced toward "Dead Man's Curve" Thursday, one of the best-kept secrets at the Sundance Film Festival was that independent film buffs are about to have a magazine to call their own.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch
- Behind-the-Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)