V.K. Murthy will become the first cinematographer to receive India's highest film honor, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting announced Tuesday.
ITV Studios is expanding its international reach with the launch of a production house in Paris.
NBC Universal and noted Brit producer Denise O'Donoghue have parted company less than six months after O'Donoghue agreed to head up the studio's international TV production arm.
Chinese drama "Tuan yuan" (Apart Together), from 2007 Golden Bear winner Wang Quan'an, will open this year's Berlin Film Festival on Feb. 11.
The 2D version of "Avatar" is being pulled from more than 1,600 screens in China to make way for "Confucius," a patriotic, state-backed biopic of the philosopher, which will bow Friday.
Simon Cowell and Sony Music Entertainment announced on Tuesday the creation of a joint venture to produce and distribute music, TV, film and digital content.
The recession has socked the videogame industry, with overall sales in the U.S. falling 8% to come in at nearly $19.7 billion last year.
On the one-year anniversary of Barack Obama's inauguration as president, the Caucus for Producers, Writers and Directors will host a panel examining issues at stake for Hollywood in Washington.
The entertainment industry's efforts to support Haitian earthquake relief have broadened, highlighted by Golden Globes drama actress winner Sandra Bullock donating $1 million in aid for the victims.
The Prop 8 trial will get its YouTube coverage — via plans to reenact testimony by filmmaker John Ireland. The first day of testimony is scheduled to start on Tuesday, with actors apparently working…