Siemer Ventures, an early-stage firm dedicated to technology investments, announced today the first closing of Wavemaker Fund III, a $45 million venture capital fund. The fund focuses on global late…
Ed Asner and the 15 other plaintiffs in the SAG-AFTRA lawsuit over $130 million in unpaid funds from foreign royalties and residuals have blasted the union’s efforts to dismiss the action, alleging…
The battle over SAG-AFTRA’s funds held in trust has escalated in the wake of Ed Asner’s lawsuit alleging misconduct over how the union handles over $100 million of such monies. The long-running…
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SAG-AFTRA is seeking to dismiss the lawsuit filed by former SAG president Ed Asner and 15 others, which alleged extensive misconduct in its handling of foreign levies and residuals they are owed. The…
Six interactive docu projects from creatives including Gael Garcia Bernal have been awarded a total of $400,000 from the Tribeca Film Institute New Media Fund. The nonprofit TFI and the Tribeca Film…
More than a dozen members of SAG-AFTRA — including former SAG president Ed Asner — have sued the actors union, alleging extensive misconduct in its handling of foreign levies and residuals they are…
When comedy "Walk of Shame" wraps production this week, Lakeshore prexy Gary Lucchesi and chairman and CEO Tom Rosenberg will have an extra reason to celebrate: The production shingle recently raised…
David Geffen has donated $100 million to UCLA to establish a scholarship fund for medical students.
European and international producers have more opportunities than ever to access coin for co-productions after a raft of new and re-structured film funds opened over the past year, producers at the…
The Ghent Film Festival absorbed a shock in April when a panel charged with assessing its artistic merit delivered a thumbs-down, wounding its pride and threatened its funding.
Prescience, the U.K. film financier behind pics such as "The King's Speech," has launched two new funds worth a combined £110 million ($175.6 million) for development and production.