Although Alberto Barbera opted to slim down the Venice Film Festival lineup when he was appointed artistic director last year, the world's oldest international sprocket opera appears to be setting a…
From the June 18, 2013 issue of Variety
As the Hulu sales process drags on, the Internet TV venture increasingly is struggling, with its best and brightest employees jumping ship amid uncertainty about who their new bosses will be.
With the film biz ailing on the plains in Spain, any new production is news. But "The Master of Altamira," skedded to start production this year, is noteworthy as a microcosm of trends now driving…
In this modern era of 3D, effects-laden movie spectacles, some of Hollywood's most prolific indie directors are making a colorful splash into black-and-white.
DreamWorks mogul Steven Spielberg wants to work on his own terms, so he's decided to write the checks himself.
Steven Spielberg's most commercially successful series in recent years has been TNT's sci-fi entry "Falling Skies," which has blossomed into a big-tent hit for TNT.
Schilling received plaudits this year for his role in "Generation War," a TV drama that follows five young German friends during World War II.
Sony Entertainment Television, Times TV and NDTV have discontinued subscriptions with Kantar and Nielsen's TAM Media Research, India's leading TV ratings agency.
At a time in reality TV where producers meddle more and more in the lensing of a program, the directors of competition shows are striving to do the opposite: interfere as little as possible once…
A television pilot is like a first date. It's a sales pitch where a great first impression hopefully sets up weeks -- if not years -- of loyal companionship. A pilot is shiny, exciting and dressed to…