David Newman didn't start out to be a film composer. He wasn't even fully aware of the crucial role his father had played in film music history until a few years after Alfred Newman had died.
Kirsten Smith used to take the somewhat seasonal nature of the scoring stage business for granted.
Sir David Puttnam, Richard Branson and Oasis manager Alan McGhee have been named as members of a new government task force to help promote British film, music and the arts.
In response to the increased volume of entries the past few years, the Sundance Film Festival has instituted a new early-submission program for the American Independent Feature Film competition…
It seems almost too perfect. The Newman music family. The legacy of the triumvirate of Alfred, Lionel and Emil carried on by the younger generation of Randy, Thomas, David and Maria.
Warner Bros. spokesmen were working overtime Monday responding to a letter from the White House protesting the use of President Clinton's image in the movie "Contact."
"Portrait of a Lady's" Barbara Hershey and Robbie Coltrane of the BBC TV series "Cracker" are starring in Amos Poe's "Frogs for Snakes," an independent film being produced by the Shooting Gallery's…
Miramax's "Shall We Dance?" pirouetted into the top spot on the exclusives roster during its first weekend in New York and Los Angeles. Writer-director Masayuki Suo's Japanese-language comedy waltzed…
There may be trouble brewing in toon town. "Hercules" is on track to become Disney's least-successful animated feature in eight years. In fact, since the highwater mark of 1994's "The Lion King,"…
The highly sought life rights to Peter Leonard, a man with a third-grade education who gained national recognition when he won a seat in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, have been granted…