Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ava DuVernay and Paul Feig are among the 276 new members invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
The Island President
Universal has extended its contract with Stephanie Sperber re-upping the executive’s deal to remain as president of Universal Partnerships & Licensing through 2016. New deal comes a year and a half…
Craig Rosebraugh's docu "Greedy, Lying Bastards" covers ground well-traveled by environmental exposes from "An Inconvenient Truth" to "The Island President." Rosebraugh, however, focuses less on the…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Island Def Jam veteran Nicole Wyskoarko has been promoted to senior vice president of business and legal affairs, the Universal Music Group label announced today. Starting at IDJ as an intern while…
In a restructuring of some of the company's A&R assets, David Massey, previously president of Universal Music Group's Mercury Records, has been appointed prexy at UMG's Island Records.
"Argo" has advanced its awards momentum, scoring a major coup with the top trophy from the Producers Guild of America.
Opting mostly for international themes, the PGA has unveiled five feature documentary nominees for the Producers Guild Awards.
Diverse cultures, languages and landscapes vie for a piece of the global production biz.
The tunesmiths and supervisors behind first-quarter theatrical releases
Documentaries "Scenes of a Crime" and "Girl with Black Balloons" took home grand jury prizes at Gotham's second annual DOC NYC fest.
This inspiring big-issue docu virtually ensures "Remember the Maldives!" will become a rallying cry in the fight against global warming.