Memo to Steve Burke from Peter Part: Your sweeping changes at Universal last week reflect a recognition that two elements have been missing at the movie studio over the past two decades: a strategy…
Studio executives are very talented at running for cover. Hence when a movie tanks it's often impossible to determine who gave it the greenlight.
Biyi Bandele's attractive adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's bestseller is a diverting but surface-level saga that, true to its title, feels less than whole.
In 2012, when Disney completed its $450 million buyout of Indian conglom UTV, there was concern in Indian filmmaking circles that the company's motion picture arm would abandon edgy pics like the…
Pepperdine’s Graziadio School of Business and Management announced a new Certificate in Film and Television Finance, whereby prospective entertainment finance professionals can attend a four-day…
Denise Anne Greenawalt, longtime publicity executive for the Walt Disney Studios, died in her sleep following a long illness on May 22 at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. She was 52. Greenawalt was…
Content Partners, a financial firm that buys future profit participations, has tapped veteran banker David A. Davis as senior VP of finance. Davis has a long history in the advisory and banking…
Members of the Writers Guild of America West have elected eight candidates -- including three incumbents -- for two-year slots on its board of directors.
A look at the power players behind Moonstone.
Theaters hoping for another "God of Carnage" will find their grail in "The Gronholm Method."
A native of France with a masters in science from MIT and an MBA from Harvard, De Fanti teamed with former CBS and Sony exec Jeff Sagansky in 2007 to found Winchester Capital Management, which…