To the Editor: Peter Bart’s column (“Perversity of Diversity,” Daily Variety, June 9) took a look at the FCC’s recent ruling from an intereresting angle. Though I do agree that we should focus more…
Producer Marilyn Vance won a $1 million jury verdict late last week against her former partner, businessman Alan Mruvka.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell issued a solemn warning to cablers Tuesday to be careful what they wish for when it comes to government intervention, because they just might…
With 175,000 ballots hitting performers' mailboxes this week, high-profile supporters of combining SAG and AFTRA have stressed the need for actors to achieve more power and modernize in an era of…
Even as he battles accusations in court of grave money troubles, the King of Pop is betting a new business partnership with a music-biz vet can help him burnish his finances and his industry…
Marina Fuentes and Will Machin have been tapped to jointly head international sales at sales company Buena Onda, whose driving forces are producer Donald Ranvaud ("City of God," "Farewell My…
Veteran union activist Marvin Kaplan has been elected to a two-year term as president of the Los Angeles local of AFTRA, defeating second VP Ron Morgan. He succeeds Susan Boyd in the post.
After years of talking tough against piracy, Taiwan's Legislature has radically revised a law protecting intellectual property rights on the island, doubling jail terms to seven years and upping…
About 140 administrative employees of the Disney Stores have received layoff notices effective in 60 days.
If Hollywood is slow to make affordable the digital versions of its movies, TV shows and other material easily, it could get slammed by the same piracy problems ravaging the music biz, said an…