Mike Medavoy's exit from TriStar Pictures had been in the wind for more than two years, but the veteran executive's abrupt resignation Jan. 7 became the catalyst for widespread changes at Sony…
Walter Murch, an Academy Award-winning rerecording mixer and sound designer, will receive the Cinema Audio Society's Life Achievement Award at the group's 30th anniversary awards banquet on March 5…
Just half the winners managed to attend, numerous seats were unoccupied, and the plaques weren't ready because of the recent earthquake, but the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. still put on a…
With the dawn-to-dusk curfew in effect throughout Los Angeles Monday and Tuesday nights, studios and production companies were unable to hold their scheduled Oscar pre-nomination screenings, which…
It was anything but business as usual at the weekend box office. The Martin Luther King holiday was rocked on Monday by sizable seismic activity in Southern California. On the East Coast and in the…
Jaynne Keyes -- who two years ago left as head of the Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting to become a William Morris agent -- is ankling the percentery Friday.
The exclusives roster continued shrinking over the weekend, with moneymaker "Philadelphia" leaving to go nationwide. But the real slimming came in New York's receipts, which dropped as sharply as the…
RKO Pictures has inked development deals with "The Man Who Fell to Earth" director Nicolas Roeg and screenwriter Dan Gurskis to adapt the mystery thriller "The Locked Room," sources said Tuesday.
Still reeling from the early ayem pounding of the most powerful earthquake to hit L.A. this century, Hollywood took stock of the damage Tuesday as engineers at the major film and TV studios sifted…
Final figures are not tabulated yet but are likely to show that the U.S. majors collectively reaped more theatrical revenues overseas in 1993 than at home.
The Australian B.O. maintained a six-year upward spiral in 1993 as gross revenues jumped by 15% to $ A369 million ($ 250 million).