Students who attend classes taught by Craig Detweiler — Variety's 2016 Mentor of the Year — are getting more than just an education in film. Detweiler, professor of communication at Pepperdine U. and…
We've come a long way since the 1990s when many film school programs were still predominantly white, male and lacking significantly in terms of an ethnically and racially diverse student body. USC's…
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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…
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Attorneys whose recent deals and court battles have changed the shape of entertainment
The Hollywood IT Summit, produced by Media and Entertainment Supply Alliance (MESA) and Variety, was a sell-out event last year on its inaugural outing. It returns today for a soph edition to the…
Urgent, bass-driven contempo music floods the auditorium; the costumes modishly mix bare flesh, tattoos and flouncing period frocks; the lighting is mainly acid-green; the actors shriek.
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