Steve Kosareff looks for someone who can repair his decades-old Zenith television set in this amiable documentary.
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Variance Films has set a U.S. release for Roger Ross Williams' documentary “God Loves Uganda,” starting with New York City on Oct. 11. The film explores the role of the American Evangelical movement…
Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall.
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"Rush," the high-octane car racing film about the public rivalry between legendary Formula One drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt during the 1970s, has all the markings of Tinseltown's latest flashy…
Responding to the increasing demand for original music in reality television, which commands the majority of primetime programming across the channel spectrum, Sony/ATV Music Publishing's production…
It's becoming a truism in the Arab world: Revolutions and coups are good for ratings.
Disney Channels has tapped Naketha Mattocks as VP, Original Movies. Mattocks reports to Adam Bonnett, executive VP, Original Programming, Disney Channels Worldwide. In the post, Mattocks…
TV writers aren't known for their sunny dispositions and optimism. Indeed, read the vanity-card messages from Chuck Lorre — who's producing four shows for CBS next season — and even he sounds glum…
Two news programs concern themselves with justice Tuesday night, and the one people are less likely to watch is clearly the more worthy and extraordinary. A PBS “Frontline” production, “Outlawed in…
The City of Rio de Janeiro is set to build a $50 million film and TV studio, Rio Polo de Audiovisual, located a few minutes drive from Brazil's 2016 Olympic Games stadium.
Producer Nick Hamm convinced playwright Neil LaBute to create his first TV series by offering the lure of a low budget and a quick-and-dirty production cycle for an emerging premium channel. What's…