Leaders of the AFL-CIO have maintained neutrality on the hot-button question of countervailing tariffs in the wake of a deep split among Hollywood's unions over the issue.
Wall Street vet Greg Williams has been tapped CEO of Lot 47, the privately owned Gotham film acquisition and distribution shingle.
Nascent Gotham acquisition/distribution shingle Magnolia Pictures, run by prexy Eamonn Bowles and CEO Bill Banowsky, has picked up two pics for domestic distribution and has expanded into the…
As 2001 proved, a determined dash down the home stretch can indeed win the yearlong race at the international box office. Warner Bros. was the highest earner of the year, pulling an estimated $1.34…
With the next installment in its "100 Years ..." series, which it started in 1998, the American Film Institute will have produced 25 hours of television documenting the first century of American…
As Hollywood knows, the influence and activities of the American Film Institute extend well beyond its Los Angeles campus. Originally funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, today the org's…
While trying to redefine the notion of honoring achievements in film and television, the American Film Institute has worked with San Francisco glass artist Nikolas Weinstein to put a new spin on the…
It would be easy to understand some eye-rolling at the thought of yet another award show. The airwaves already seem to be jammed with stars swapping statuettes, and some kudos seem to be little more…
Roger Ebert gives his experience on the film nominating committee for the American Film Institute's inaugural awards a hearty thumbs-up.
The first run of the American Film Institute Awards nominations has succeeded in presenting a comprehensive and eclectic mix, especially for film, where 10 movie of the year bids spread the wealth…