Count back 50 summers, and you find the Technicolor precedent for "Spring Breakers" in the trendsetting 1963 teen comedy "Beach Party," which Variety warned "many adults might find a frightening…
Hundreds of companies comprise Los Angeles' technology ecosystem, which stretches from Thousand Oaks to Diamond Bar. But Santa Monica and Venice boast the highest concentrations of businesses…
Disney Channel caught a wave on Friday night, raking in 8.4 million viewers for its latest original telepic, “Teen Beach Movie.” The broadcast-level turnout made “Teen Beach” Disney Channel’s…
One inherent advantage of producing for 10-year-old girls (give or take) is the freedom to borrow liberally from past works without such creative license being instantly identified. So beyond the…
Marketers typically shy away from pairing up with films unless they're based on an existing — and already popular — property. But with hits like "High School Musical," "Camp Rock" and "The Cheetah…
Annette Funicello, who first gained fame as a 12-year-old Mousekeeter on Disney's "The Mickey Mouse Club" in the 1950s and then starred opposite Frankie Avalon in a series of musical beach party…
AFM offers more opportunities for foreign players looking to do business in the U.S.
The Beach Boys has reformed with all of its surviving members, burying personal and professional animosity to record a new album and tour the world.
Marking a major deal at the American Film Market, W2 Media has inked a mid-seven figure international sales commitment for Aaron Eckhart-biopic ''The Drummer,'' about the Beach Boys…
The Pusan festival this year will be remembered for an ending that is bringing about a new beginning for the glossy beachside event.