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From the August 06, 2013 issue of Variety
Who knew six seconds was enough time to make an entire comedy video? How about 77 comedy videos in one 8-minute marathon?
Legislative attempts to curb paparazzi haven't done much to rein in their behavior, and new technology has added avenues and immediacy to posting video and capitalizing on the pop-culture hunger for…
At age 78, you continue to be superbly prolific (an astonishing 48 films), but even your most ardent admirers fail to appreciate two other qualities about you.
BookPals (Performing Artists for Literacy in Schools) is a national program administered by the nonprofit Screen Actors Guild Foundation. Its goal is to foster students' imagination and connection to…
Now in its 25th year, ASCAP's annual monthlong workshop climaxes with each student given 16 minutes to conduct a full 60-piece orchestra.
A few weeks back, Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich did Spotify a big favor: They got every music blog and major newspaper to write about the service.
Building brand awareness is something with which Diane Nelson, named president of the newly formed DC Entertainment in 2009, is quite familiar, having managed Warner Bros.' highly successful "Harry…
After years of watching their organization become increasingly enmeshed in much-publicized court battles and less-discussed but fairly persistent internal hiccups, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.'s…
By auctioning off memorabilia and experiences on crowdfunding site Indiegogo, Diane Nelson and DC Entertainment raise money for their philanthropic efforts to fight hunger.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%