Thirty-nine recipients of the 72nd Annual Peabody Awards will be honored May 20 at the Waldorf-Astoria in Gotham. The Peabodys, bestowed by the U. of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass…
From the May 14, 2013 issue of Variety
Uruguay is getting more competitive in its bid to lure international film and TV shoots, helped by a 22% VAT exemptions for production services and international co-productions.
Folk in Uruguay, Latin America's second-smallest country, have produced two World Cup champion teams, and now the country is rallying behind its film business.
The Croisette will get a taste of Midwestern American sensibilities this year when Omaha native Alexander Payne screens his latest pic, Nebraska, in competition.
From scouting films to pre-selecting and organizing screenings and pressers, Christian Jeune is the fest's behind-the-scenes hero.
ExecuTech: Keeping Execs Plugged in With Samsung’s New Smart TV, Philips' SoundSpheres, Qlocktwo, More
Studies have shown that owners of smart TVs generally don't use the apps that are fi lling up their screens. Samsung's revamped Smart Hub should help change that.
Variety's Picks: ‘Iron Man 2’ Plot Holes, Quinto vs. Nimoy ‘Challenge,’ Cannes App, ‘True Blood’ Soundtrack, More
The Cinema Sins comedy crew found innumerable plot holes in Iron Man 2 that they detailed in this fastpaced countdown, pretty much confirming everything fanboys said when the sequel was released in…
Year after year, one organization has been using the Cannes Film Festival to combine goodwill and glamour: amfAR's Cinema Against Aids gala.
Studios have been riding with Posse, a nonprofit organization that helps teenagers from diverse backgrounds gain admittance to college, and graduate.
Search and rescue workers announced they are pessimistic on the odds of survival for any Paramount Pictures executives, after a poorly constructed tentpole, otherwise known as "World War Z," which…
France is coming off a year overshadowed by a lack of big-budget U.S. shoots. Despite this drought, Gallic player Luc Besson has managed to feed the pipeline of his 9-month-old brainchild, the Cite…