When execs at several broadcasters openly intimated their willingness last week to convert their businesses to cable if the courts didn't kill Aereo, it may have struck some as an overreaction.
From the April 16, 2013 issue of Variety
Welcome to the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival — now what do you want to do first? Watch a demo of a vidgame starring Ellen Page? Check out the family-friendly activities at the street fair? Explore the…
In its 12th year, the festival is starting to show a clearer vision for its vast array of offerings.
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The industry spends a lot of time talking about the opportunities and disruptions of new media, but this year Tribeca has put its new media where its mouth is.
ASCAP's I Create Music Expo has been on a roll since its inception in 2006, rising in attendance by 5%-7% each year.
Fast-multiplying streaming services are beautiful music to fans' ears — but can produce earaches for some in the larger music industry.
You've known them for years, maybe all your life: the great comicbook movie and TV themes. John Williams' soaring brass flourishes for Superman, Danny Elfman's brooding Gothic fanfare for Batman…
Given the "any revenue is good revenue" mantra adapted by the music biz in the wake of the digital revolution, across-the-board destigmatization of commercial sponsorship is not only the norm, it's…
Inhouse attorneys in the spotlight include Wayne M. Smith, Patrick T. Perkins, David Sussman, Jim Meenaghan, Richard B. Levy, Rosalind Lawton, Paul Iannicelli, John Fukunaga, Brian Burkin, Matthew…
Transactional attorneys include Harry "Skip" Brittenham, P. John Burke, Stan Coleman, George Cooke, Jay L. Cooper, Jacqueline Eckhouse, Craig Emanuel, Matt Galsor, Cliff Gilbert-Lurie, Joel A. Katz…
One of the highlights of Wayne Levin's career came two years ago when, after a protracted battle, Carl Icahn gave up his bid to take control of Lionsgate.