By welcoming Internet series, Taormina is putting itself at the forefront of international fests showcasing Web-based or cross-platform content alongside titles made for theatrical. Last year…
YouTube has ponied up to be title sponsor of VidCon, confab for Internet video fans, creators and digital bizzers, for the next two years. Major vidsite's premium sponsorship will give it a bigger…
After years in litigation, the estate of Hank Williams is making a trove of more than 200 unique radio and concert performances by the late country music icon available for film, TV and advertising…
As some lament physical DVD declines, others foresee digital goldmine
Richard Linklater's "Before Midnight," Michael Winterbottom's "The Look of Love," David Gordon Green's "Prince Avalanche," Park Chan-wook's "Stoker" and first-timer Joseph Gordon-Levitt's "Don Jon's…
$2.6 billion in election TV ad spending spells stimulus for broadcasters.
A well-crafted if overly schematic drama, "The Green" probes homophobia and the usual guilty-until-proven-innocent reaction to child-abuse charges.
Reminiscent of last year's "La Mission" in pitting a macho Latino dad against an only child's emerging sexual identity, writer-director Rashaad Ernesto Green's first feature, "Gun Hill Road," is…
"Green Acres" updated with a corporate-tycoon-gets-humbling-comeuppance twist.
Army Archerd, whose 52-year run as a Daily Variety columnist made him unique among showbiz reporters, died Tuesday in Los Angeles of a rare form of mesothelioma, a lung cancer thought to be the…