Gov. Pete Wilson has appointed five new members, and made five re-appointments, to the California Film Commission. Not surprisingly, four of the five new appointees are Republicans.
The second annual Intl. Gay and Lesbian Film and Video Festival runs here July 9-25 with showings of more than 55 feature films and short subjects.
Legislation introduced in the Senate Wednesday would place labels on films that are materially altered. Sens. Alan Simpson (R-Wyo.) and Howard Metzenbaum (D-Ohio) have offered a bill that would…
Republic Pictures Corp. has begun mailing letters to broadcasters, cable channels and video dealers cautioning them to stop showing, renting or selling "It's a Wonderful Life" without paying…
It was city politics as usual Wednesday when exiting Mayor Tom Bradley showed up at a press conference and was surprised to find that his film czar, Beth Kennedy, had been asked to resign (Daily…
Likely to be pegged as a gay "Soapdish," "Grief" actually has a good deal more heart and wit. Modestly mounted indie will need solid word-of-mouth to attract a deserved arthouse aud -- as comic…
Since the privatization of Babelsberg, Germany's most well-known film studio , 14 months ago, film and TV production in the region has been sluggish.
Are American masses ready to brush up their Shakespeare? The Samuel Goldwyn Co. hopes so. The company said Tuesday that it has planned a late-summer blitz for between 300 and 700 screens for director…
Richard Riordan starts work today as the city's new mayor, assuming the mantle at a time when the entertainment industry is torn by a love/hate relationship with Los Angeles.
The last notes proved sweetest for the 17th San Francisco Lesbian & Gay Intl. Film Festival, as world-preemed American indie pic "Grief"-- its post-production completed just a day before screening…