Legendary sitcom creator Norman Lear has recruited top television writers for a series of voter awareness short films to be distributed across sites such as MySpace and YouTube.
A trio of toon veterans are launching Frederator Films as an indie feature film company with a mission to produce 2-D animated genre movies budgeted below $20 million.
Yet another private equity fund is being set up to invest in modestly budgeted Hollywood movies. Midwestern real estate financier Tony Reynolds is putting together Select Film Fund, which plans to…
Charlie Koones, prexy and publisher of the Variety Group, and Rochelle Slovin, director of the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens, announced on Monday a partnership to launch a series of…
In a testament to Wall Street's continued love affair with the movie biz, Legendary Pictures said it has raised an additional $1 billion in coin and extended its partnership with Warner Bros. through…
Val Kilmer is having a surreal day on the set. That's because the location is none other than the "Conspiracy" star's New Mexico ranch, a 6,000-acre sprawl about half an hour northeast of Santa Fe.
Aggressive incentives and state-of-the-art studio space may have lured Sony Pictures Imageworks to New Mexico, but the promise of tapping a homegrown talent pool certainly sweetened the deal. Sande…
A look at the state's top locations
In 1898, Thomas Edison shot "Indian Day School" in New Mexico, and directors have been using it ever since. A look at recent productions.
As the New Mexico film industry grows, so does demand for experienced local crews. To help bring the industry up to speed quickly, the state hatched the Film Technicians Training Program (FTTP)…
Art, food, music, UFOs -- four good reasons why many in Hollywood, from stars to supporting players, have left the craziness of the coast for the zenlike calm of Santa Fe, Taos, Las Cruces or…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions