Although its often unintelligible dialogue will severely limit its reach, this powerful dysfunctional-family saga is too well acted to go unreleased.
Money is looser but distribs are fewer for those peddling projects at this year's Cannes market.
Since 1999, David Shaheen has missed just three Cannes Film Festivals, but with good reason: The global financial crisis.
JP Morgan, which traces trace its Hollywood lending back to the silent films of the 1920s, has been involved in a striking number of the deals described on these pages.
Investors are coming back. Digital sales are making a dent in the bottom line. Filmmakers are getting a grip on China, digital marketers are gaining traction with target auds, and emerging platforms…
Indies are finding new ways to fund their films
NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt and retired attorney Michael Lawson have joined the Los Angeles board of City Year, a national org that unites young people for a year of service in urban…
Through decades of Hollywood's financial ups and downs, JP Morgan has been a steadying force, and its Entertainment Industries Group today has in place $10 billion in credit facilities.
A look at execs David Ellison and David Shaheen.
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