Foreign investment, market standardization and new technology will give China's digital music sector a major boost, according to the head of a leading org here.
When "Oldboy" won the Grand Jury prize at Cannes, many critics compared it to Alexandre Dumas' "Count of Monte Cristo," but its literary roots were actually far more recent -- specifically, a 1996…
A look at companies and their upcoming projects.
"Good Bye Lenin," a 2003 pic about East Germany before the fall of the Berlin Wall, is getting some fresh play -- courtesy of the Czech Republic's Civic Democrat party.
Buried beneath talk of cell phones, broadband channels and all things "multiplatform" at the upfronts were actual fall show previews. Just don't ask anyone on Madison Avenue what they were.
Day-and-date release, or an Oscar? That may soon be the choice facing studios as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences considers whether to make movies like "Bubble," which simultaneously…
"Fritz the Cat" (1972) was the first, but since then precious few outlaw heroes have graced the spic-and-span world of animated pics with quite such disgraceful delight. However, all that looks set…
For studios looking to prevent piracy, there's a simple solution: Don't make serialized TV shows popular with young men, and don't put out big event movies.
When Hanna-Barbera retreated to "limited" animation after the shuttering of MGM's cartoon division, it was doing more than revolutionizing the art form in America. It also was inspiring a burgeoning…
“Playful Pluto,” 1934 I loved seeing the Disney pictures when I was an art student at Stanford, (especially) “Playful Pluto,” where Pluto is stuck on a piece of flypaper. Later on I realized the…
Even showbiz insiders are getting their faces up on MySpace. Execs at cable's FX channel send up the comedy biz -- and themselves -- in tongue-in-cheeks spots pleading for script submissions at a…