Here's my story from today's print version of Variety, a written interview with Vice President Joseph Biden, who, to much praise from studio moguls, is using his bully pulpit to try to slow town…
The Directors Guild of America has promoted longtime org executive Marcel Giacusa to associate exec director.
The Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival has struck a pact with cell-phone provider Nokia, which will see the fest stage a three-day shorts event during the fest.
EMI may be sold as an intact entity by Citigroup, which assumed control of the debt-distressed company earlier this year, according to one news report.
When Vice President Joseph Biden appeared at a news conference last summer about copyright theft, he compared it to "smashing the window at Tiffany's and reaching in and grabbing what's in" the store.
The Korean Film Council (Kofic) has opened the Korean Film Biz Zone (Kobiz) an industry website aiming at overseas expansion of Korean films.
Twelve British indie distribs have joined forces to form the Independent Film Distributors' Assn.
A number of industry figures are at the White House today to help launch a new initiative called Joining Forces, a national call to action led by First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden to support…
Last year, then-Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, seeking a Senate seat as a Republican turned indendent, played David Byrne's "Road to Nowhere" in a YouTube attack on opponent Marco Rubio. Byrne sued for…
Fred Cavaye, director of "Anything For Her," which Paul Haggis remade as "The Next Three Days," has a thriller in the works.
Morena Films, one of Spain's most successful producers, has taken a minority equity stake in Laurent Tirard's weighty Euro co-production "Asterix and Obelix: God Save Britannia."