Jarrett T. Barrios, a former Massachusetts state senator, has been named the new president of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. The org works to achieve full equality for gay…
Japan's upper house has unanimously approved a revision to the Copyright Law making downloading of pirated content illegal. The revision will go into effect on Jan. 1.
Zhang Meng's "The Piano in a Factory" won the most creative project award in the Shanghai Film Festival's China Film Pitch and Catch and Co-Production Film Pitch and Catch sections, which aim to…
With China trying to boost its animation biz and wean youngsters off wildly popular foreign toons including "Astro Boy" and "SpongeBob SquarePants," Nickelodeon will launch ChinaToon, a one-hour…
Sixty-three animation projects with a combined budget of Euros 155 million ($215 million) will be presented at European animation event Cartoon Forum, which runs Sept. 22-25.
Masao Morita, the son of Sony co-founder Akio Morita, has taken the helm at Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan. CEO Ken Munakata is stepping down.
European exhibitors are lobbying Hollywood to share data on illegally copied movies. Industry body the Intl. Union of Cinemas (Unic) will send a letter to the Motion Picture Assn. of America in the…
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said in a court filing that Proposition 8 "presents important constitutional questions that require and warrant judicial determination." His statement came as part of a…
The U.K. government Tuesday signaled a major media policy shift that could see commercial news services funded from the BBC license fee.
The Senate Commerce Committee put President Obama's nominee to head the FCC, Julius Genachowski, on notice in his confirmation hearing Tuesday that it plans to keep an eagle eye on the agency after…
Julius Genachowski grilling by the Senate Commerce Committee was more of a love fest, but he did reveal that he's opposed to reinstating the Fairness Doctrine and will enforce indecency laws. But he…