To the Editor: Living and working over 400 miles away from Hollywood (San Francisco and Berkeley, respectively), we are accustomed to being left out of the loop but your article regarding “drab” and…
After his long and distinguished service to the film industry, it seems a shame that the contentious issue of the ban on Oscar screeners could be Jack Valenti’s lasting legacy. Whatever impact the…
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The ongoing spiral of industry opposition to the Oscar screener ban showed no sign of stopping Tuesday. In what will be the first joint meeting of studio chiefs since the ban was announced, the heads…
The movie biz has spent the past five years trying to persuade Uncle Sam to do something to coax film production back to this country and give the industry some tax relief.
Newspaper and broadcast group Freedom Communications announced the sale of a major stake to two big buyout firms, ending a lengthy and contentious auction for the family-owned Irvine, Calif., group.
Rupert's deal is moving ahead, and an accounting-prompted loss at Hughes Electronics last quarter will prove just a hiccup, execs at the DirecTV parent said Tuesday.
Nicole Kidman has won an undisclosed five-figure sum and an apology from Rupert Murdoch's British tabloid the Sun after it falsely accused her of having an adulterous affair with "Cold Mountain"…
Nicolas Philibert, helmer of Gallic sleeper hit doc "Etre et Avoir" (To Be and To Have) about a village school, is battling a lawsuit for compensation filed by its subject, teacher George Lopez.
MarketCast has filed suit against rival marketing firm NRG, alleging that NRG has sought to squelch competition in the growing field of movie industry market research.
The major broadcast webs have slowly started tapping more Latino and Asian-American talent, according to the latest report from the Multi-Ethnic Media Coalition.
A study released Monday found that a majority of Californians polled relied on ABC, CBS and NBC newscasts as their primary source for election info.