James Cameron and National Assn. of Theater Owners topper John Fithian talked shop on Sunday in Las Vegas, discussing the artistic and business issues raised by digital cinema at a National Assn. of…
Leaders of the Screen Actors Guild have approved the first update in its animation cable contract, covering residuals by voice performers on such shows as "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "The Boondocks."
"Ice Age: The Meltdown" cooled off significantly but still had the heat to win its fourth consecutive weekend at a surprisingly lively international box office with $23 million at 5,486 playdates in…
An angry federal judge threw out an illegal music downloading lawsuit against a 14-year-old girl after recording industry plaintiffs ignored a court order.
Hart Sharp Video is partnering with production and distribution label Kindred Media on the pic "One Part Sugar" by becoming an equity investor on the in-production project.
Variety deputy managing editor Jonathan Bing will step down in June to become an exec VP at Freud Communications Inc, the U.S. arm of the U.K.-based public relations firm started by Matthew Freud.
Homevid label Genius Products has inked an exclusive distrib agreement with Tartan USA -- the U.S. arm of Blighty distrib Tartan Films -- to release Tartan's library domestically on DVD.
ABC's "Commander in Chief" is looking more and more like a one-term show after last week's seg fell to its lowest-yet approval ratings in the Nielsen polls.
Here we go again. Less than a month from the start of the Cannes Film Festival, angry showbiz workers have renewed threats to disrupt France's upcoming summer festival season.
Ah, the live theater, where even great big movie stars can expect the unexpected. At the opening of Broadway's "Three Days of Rain," for instance, Julia Roberts watched her co-star, Paul Rudd, throw…
Forget the SEC. Media execs are getting a bigger taste of transparency through Forbes magazine than they'd probably like. The magazine's annual survey of CEO compensation shows some striking…