Sony chief Michael Lynton has joined the USC School of Cinematic Arts Board of Councilors. The board helps spearhead the school’s fundraising, as well as overall planning and development. Lynton, CEO…
George Lucas joined with playwright Tony Kushner, director-writer Elaine May and musician Herb Alpert at the White House on Wednesday as President Obama awarded them with National Medals of the Arts…
Though the Oscars get the lion's share of the attention, AMPAS organizers care just as deeply about another set of awards the org distributes each year. Aiming to foster talent at an early age, the…
Singaporean helmer Anthony Chen's debut brims with love, humor and heartbreak.
James “Jimmy” Tolbert, one of the first African-American entertainment attorneys in Hollywood, died April 22 in Santa Monica after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 86. Tolbert’s clients at…
LONDON — Alex Beard has been appointed CEO of the Royal Opera House, succeeding Tony Hall, who ankled to become Director-General of the BBC. The £250,000 ($375,000) position is the key leadership and…
Creative Scotland topper Andrew Dixon has ankled following months of criticism of the arts funding body, it was announced Monday.
The National Theater, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Opera House will all have their funding cut by 15% (including inflation) in the next four years in a swathe of cuts announced today…
British film, TV and theater stars including Helen Mirren, Jeremy Irons and Julie Walters have warned that government arts cuts could damage the U.K. industry.
To help alleviate its widely reported financial woes, Dublin's Abbey Theater will receive a special grant of e2 million ($2.66 million) from Ireland's minister of Arts, Sport and Tourism.