While California fights to prevent runaway production, the city of Santa Clarita, 25 miles north of Hollywood, has quietly become a shooting hot spot. "We attribute this to our film-friendly approach…
The Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills has an 85-year-history that is a draw not just for tourists but for filmmakers wanting to shoot there: It's been the location for classics like “Gunfight at the…
Venice, at 70, is a grand dame. The Venice Film Market, in its second edition this year, is a rapidly growing baby, eager to explore new movie mart modalities and attain a distinctive feel. "What I…
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors gave the greenlight to the Walt Disney Co.'s plans to create a studio production center on a portion of its 846-acre Golden Oak Ranch near Santa Clarita…
Millicent Shelton, 47, is worried about the impact that runaway production is having on her twins, a boy and a girl.
Ronald Colby, a vet of films and TV shows like Francis Ford Coppola's "The Outsiders" and the Ed Zwick/Marshall Herskowitz TV movie "Extreme Close-Up," says he saw the flight of production from…
Bill Dance is staying close to home these days, but not by choice. The growing trend of shooting outside Los Angeles has kept him there.
Haber lives in the San Fernando Valley with a friend who helps her pay the rent, but she says a second extension of unemployment benefits has just run out.
Amy Jo Smith has been promoted to president of the Digital Entertainment Group, the industry organization overseeing the growth of DVD, Blu-ray and UltraViolet. Promotion comes as the DEG is kicking…
The Walt Disney Co.'s plans to transform a slice of its bucolic ranch near Santa Clarita into a 21st century production center gained a key approval on Wednesday, as the Los Angeles County regional…