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…
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…
Shot without permits at Disney World, "Escape From Tomorrow" is a sneakily subversive exercise in low-budget surrealism and anti-corporate satire.
With runaway production already vexing the Los Angeles-based entertainment biz, the passage of Measure B could rub out what's left of L.A.'s $1 billion porn biz, as producers from industry goliath…
Aiming to keep TV production from fleeing Hollywood, the city of Los Angeles could ditch permit and use fees for shooting TV pilots in time for next year's pilot season.
Veteran producer Jerry Weintraub has often shot in and around Las Vegas. Projects he's taken to Sin City include "Ocean's Eleven," "Ocean's Twelve" and "Vegas Vacation."
Despite a surprising 11th-hour loan from Live Nation Entertainment to pay the Sunset Junction Street Fair's 2011 fees, the L.A. City Board of Public Works on Wednesday unanimously denied a permit for…
After a long decline, filming in and around Los Angeles was up 18% from the same period last year in the first three months of 2010, according to FilmL.A.
After a long stretch of declines, filming in and around Los Angeles was up 18% year-over-year in the first three months of 2010, according to FilmL.A.
The Cape Town Film Office has been closed and six of its staff members suspended as part of an investigation into "alleged irregularities" in the issuing of permits to shoot in the city, a popular…