The pool of candidates for New York City's next film commissioner is believed to have been narrowed to a handful of likely suspects, with a decision expected by the end of the month as the city's…
Mayors Office Of Film
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…
Final summer box office came in slightly higher than expected, at $4.75 billion — a new record, up nearly 8% over the $4.4 billion summer benchmark set in 2011. Admissions, at approximately 567…
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.
The Independent Filmmaker Project has tapped Katherine Oliver, the commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, to receive the industry tribute at the 23rd annual…
Established in 1966, the New York City Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting is the oldest film commission in the country. And when Katherine Oliver was appointed by Gotham mayor Michael…
When Michael Bloomberg became the mayor of New York on Jan. 1, 2002, he took the reins of a city still reeling from the devastating aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks just four months earlier.
"We woke up one morning and found ourselves in the film business," said Arlena Acree, director of Film, Media and Entertainment for the mayor's office in Shreveport, La.
Florida: Sales tax exemption, 15% nontransferable expenditure reimbursement or $2 million, whichever is less ($850,000 expense minimum). Recent pics: "Transporter 2," "Altered," "Lonely Hearts"
Raising its profile on the runaway production issue, the Creative Coalition has formed a task force aimed specifically at putting the brakes on projects fleeing the Empire State.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%