With the exception of a few top-tier names, most composers toil away in the shadow of A-list movie stars and directors. The exception comes with six European film music festivals, where they -- and…
More than a little inspired by the now-classic "Shit People Say in L.A.," one of Buzzfeed's highly shareable series of lists includes Only-in-L.A. observations such as "You refuse to walk anywhere…
With the recent announcement by U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) of his intention to introduce the Stage Act of 2013, the legit industry may be one step closer to earning an IRS write-off.
For a self-taught musician who admits he still doesn't read or write music, Argentine transplant Gustavo Santaolalla, a two-time Oscar-winning composer (“Babel,” “Brokeback Mountain”), appears to…
Not everybody is a cinephile, but everybody has their favorite actor. That's the basic populist tenet of the so-called Tao Classes at Taormina: plentiful and informal onstage talks by thesps…
“House of Sand and Fog” helmer Vadim Perelman has been tapped to direct “Timeless” for Relativity. "Phillip Noyce was originally attached to direct but had to withdraw due to a scheduling conflict…
International Film Trust, the sales outfit launched last week by Benaroya Pictures and Miscellaneous Entertainment, is pitching Steve Pink's reboot of the campy 1984 action comedy in the run-up to…
Five years ago, Glen Basner and Steven Samuels took a leap of faith and launched sales company FilmNation as the world went into a recession.
When Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" raises the curtain on the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, it will serve, among other things, as an indication that the love affair between the festival and Hollywood…
Perfect Storm has been building quietly, but look for it to break loudly in the weeks and months to come.