Australia's Becker family has sold its 43% stake in the film and TV business that has borne its name since it was founded in 1965, following an unsuccessful bid to relinquish control to key…
A federal jury in Manhattan has awarded $116,500 to Antidote International Films, validating its fraud claim against Laura Albert, better known by her novelist pseudonym JT LeRoy.
Three people who accompanied Michael Moore to Cuba for Moore's film "Sicko" announced their intention to defend themselves against expected censure from the U.S. Treasury Dept.
The fund-raiser for Hillary Clinton at the Hollywood home of Roland Emmerich raised about $200,000, sources say, as she and other contenders made one last loop through Los Angeles before the end of…
A Shanghai court has ruled against a local DVD retail outlet for a second time for copyright infringement and ordered the defendant to pay damages of $23,245 to members of the Motion Picture Assn.
WGA West president Patric Verrone will face board member Kathy Kiernan for the presidency of the guild in an election held against the backdrop of upcoming negotiations.
A senior lawmaker wants more action from Hollywood against smoking, and the Motion Picture Assn. of America pledged to try opening a direct dialogue on the issue.
ABC News will trim 35 jobs as part of a divisionwide restructuring that will also include the reallocation of resources to digital from traditional broadcast. ABC News prexy David Westin outlined…
That, and other news, in today’s Political Panorama. Hillary Clinton’s "Sopranos" spoof has been dissected in media circles, warped into a "Star Wars" riff on You Tube and analyzed for its political…
Clinton, Edwards, Richardson, Biden — a slew of candidates are in Los Angeles over the weekend, although there was some doubt about scheduling because of Senate voting. Details here.