Emmy nomination day this year was like an instant snapshot of the breadth and excitement of today's television landscape, not to mention -- for the recognized actors -- a reminder that TV might be…
From the August 27, 2013 issue of Variety
All this maneuvering and breathless anticipation might lead one to believe that Sony or Intel or whoever is going to launch something so revolutionary that incumbents like TW Cable will instantly…
In its most aggressive bet yet in original online video, Yahoo will launch eight shortform comedy series Sept. 9.
Ask a Neil Young fan to describe the keys to understanding his music, and one is likely to hear about his songwriting brilliance, his electric guitar heroics, his incisive views on the victories and…
Just as production flight from Los Angeles has been decades in the making, the reasons for the decline in work for musicians on film and TV projects are deep-rooted.
Forty-two U.S. jurisdictions offer a dizzying array of tax credits, rebates and grants for film and TV production. At right: a snapshot of programs in 11 states and Puerto Rico that have pulled jobs…
Incentives can change on a dime, often subject to the whims of a state's political party when power changes hands.
Millicent Shelton, 47, is worried about the impact that runaway production is having on her twins, a boy and a girl.
At the recent Siggraph conference in Anaheim, there were not one but two panels on the state of the vfx industry. Word on the street was that feature effects production is dead in L.A.
When director J.J. Abrams yells "Action!" on the first new "Star Wars" film in almost a decade, it will be on a location or soundstage far, far from Abrams' home base of Los Angeles.