The self-styled moderate leaders of the Screen Actors Guild have extended an olive branch to Membership First opponents, tapping David Jolliffe as head of the Hollywood division's negotiating team at…
The U.K. government's emergency June budget, addressing the country's massive deficit, left the film tax credit untouched.
Larry King's telethon for the Gulf oil spill on Monday raised $1.8 million, boosted by a heavy social media component. But ratings for the two-hour telethon were not great, with it coming in fourth…
Bravo beware. California Assemblyman Anthony Portantino has authored a bill that hikes the penalties for crashing a party. Being an uninvited guest to an event could cost you $1,000 or more, or six…
Just weeks ago it looked as if Bob Kerrey was about to become the next MPAA chief, succeeding Dan Glickman. Since then, there's been no official announcement. And while one of the barriers to him…
Updated The White House this morning is releasing a comprehensive plan to combat piracy, the chief issue of the studios in Washington. The plan — just posted here — is heavy on proposals to boost the…
European multiplex group Kinepolis has inked an extensive multi-territory deal with MasterImage 3D to install and replace stereoscopic systems in its cinemas in France, Spain and Switzerland.
Two auteur genre pics -- Guillem Morales' "Julia's Eyes" and Oskar Santos' "For the Good of Others" -- proved standouts at the 5th Madrid de Cine-Spanish Film Screenings, which wrapped Tuesday.
Box office is booming in Italy, where admissions between January and May are up a whopping 18%, while theatrical grosses skyrocketed 31% to $448 million during the first five months of 2010.
The Karlovy Vary Film Festival unveiled its final lineup Tuesday, adding pics from China, Russia, Iran, Spain, the former Yugoslavia and Canada to the main competish slate, as well as a tribute to…