The month-long blackout of CBS O&Os from Time Warner Cable systems in key major markets has igniting a feverish round of lobbying in Washington, pitting cable and satellite operators who want to see…
Financial Reform Legislation
To: Hollywood and the Motion Picture Academy Re: Oscar’s insults to visual effects I see that you didn’t take my advice about playing up vfx on the Oscars. Ratings are up anyway. Congrats! But before…
On Nov. 21, Hungarian lawmakers passed amendments to the country's film law, which industry insiders and analysts are touting as a game-changer that stands to reform and possibly reinvigorate the…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
After months of debate, the Hungarian parliament has passed modifications to the Hungarian Film Law, which has dramatically reformed the local cinema industry and is expected to change the way movies…
The choice of former Sen. Christopher Dodd as the next chief of the Motion Picture Assn. of America is a bet that the future of Hollywood's lobbying organization is best set by a figure of star…
It looks as if box office futures trading will be stopped before it gets a chance to start.