Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed former president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak as L.A. Film Czar, effective immediately. Sherak is the high-profile figure…
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has tapped Tom Sherak as the city’s so-called film czar, earning a salary of $1 per year. Sherak is the high-profile figure that Garcetti promised he would appoint to…
SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain — Juan Martin Hsu’s feature debut “La Salada” has won San Sebastian Film Festival’s Films in Progress, which is one of the leading pix in post competitions for Latin American…
Big Block Theatrical, a new legit arm of VFX firm Big Block, will revive 1999 musical "Inappropriate" in an L.A. workshop staging this fall, with an eye toward returning the Off Broadway alum to…
This vague spoof of Dennis Hopper's 'The Last Movie' is an exasperating indulgence that will fly over the heads of most viewers.
Screenwriter John Ridley immersed himself in the 1800s for "12 Years a Slave" and dove into the 1960s rock scene for Jimi Hendrix biopic "All Is by My Side" (pictured above), both playing in Toronto…
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.
Breaking down such topics as the use of mobile devices in sports entertainment and the economic realities of televised sports, prominent figures from Fox Sports, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the NFL and…
The option of purchasing cable channels a la carte is a “fantasy,” according to Randy Freer, COO and co-president of Fox Sports Media Group, who spoke Thursday at the Variety Sports Entertainment…
CBS and Time Warner Cable remained far from resolving their dispute blacking out the Eye in New York, L.A. and Dallas, with the broadcaster calling the cable operator's offer to carry locals on an a…
The classic noir film "Union Station" (1950) showed the 1939 train depot in its heyday as the last of America's great railway stations, even if L.A. subbed for Chicago in typical Hollywood fashion…
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