SUN VALLEY – Haim Saban sat down to chat with News Corp.’s Chase Carey and kicked off his shoes. It was the end of the second day of Allen & Co.’s conference at the Sun Valley Lodge, and Saban…
Inhouse attorneys in the spotlight include Wayne M. Smith, Patrick T. Perkins, David Sussman, Jim Meenaghan, Richard B. Levy, Rosalind Lawton, Paul Iannicelli, John Fukunaga, Brian Burkin, Matthew…
Transactional attorneys include Harry "Skip" Brittenham, P. John Burke, Stan Coleman, George Cooke, Jay L. Cooper, Jacqueline Eckhouse, Craig Emanuel, Matt Galsor, Cliff Gilbert-Lurie, Joel A. Katz…
Advising Hollywood on new distribution platforms, piracy and digital issues is big business.
The famous, the notorious and the merely notable frequently lock in to the Hollywood development process by selling off their "life rights," a dealmaking phrase that may mean a small fortune for them…
This issue marks Variety's fourth annual Dealmakers Impact Report. Since we started the series in 2008 the industry, like the larger economy, has gone through a financial crisis followed by a…
Consider this Hollywood anomaly: While fewer movies are being made, fewer writers are being hired, fewer actors are finding gigs and fewer filmmakers are closing deals, one job category is expanding…
Some things about Sundance remain the same -- intermittent blizzards, all-night dealmaking, too many starry-eyed thesps in branded parkas.
A look at last year's dealmakers.