The 62nd Locarno Film Festival will be the swan-song edition for artistic topper Frederic Maire, who, in marked contrast with familiar moanings about the financial dark cloud choking the…
Japan's 97-year-old talent agency Yoshimoto Kogyo is planning to go private in a deal worth between $420 million and $525 million.
Industry veteran David L. Simon, who has held senior executive positions at DreamWorks Animation, Fox Television Station Group and Disney among others, has joined the advisory board of Israeli…
Sheila E. will testify on Tuesday on behalf of performers at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on a bill to require that radio stations pay artists and musicians when their songs are played on the…
The new Doha Tribeca Film Festival, to be held in Qatar's capital city, has tapped a trio of execs, including journalist Amanda Palmer as its exec director.
The Venice Film Festival chose fest regulars and one newcomer to serve on its main jury on Wednesday.
Children's film fest Cinekid is adding a cross-media market to its professional program.
In a season of distraction, can Washington really have a serious debate about healthcare? Plus, we look at what happened to predictions of a progressive majority. And President Obama plans a sitdown…
Paybox Sky Italia and Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset broadcast group have carved up the all-important TV rights for the Serie A soccer league until 2012.
That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced the first 25 films to get the state's new production tax incentives, including "Beverly Hill…
A dozen Hollywood production companies have filed a new lawsuit against file-sharing website The Pirate Bay.