It must have seemed a great wheeze at the time: Get a few craz-ee young actors to toss fake dead pigeons around in the water off the Majestic Beach in order to publicize "24 Hour Party People," the…
Tuesday night's United Jewish Appeal Federation of New York dinner honoring Bertelsmann topper Thomas Middelhoff was as heavy with controversy as it was with global media barons.
With almost no other major name on the guest list, the substantial media coverage at Tuesday's "Angel Eyes" Egyptian Theater preem (40 TV crews and 55 photographers, according to WB) was due to one…
The one chance to catch network execs from competing webs in the same room during upfront week was at William Morris' annual shindig at 21 Monday.
Warner Bros.' held a special screening of "Swordfish" Friday at the Ziegfeld Theater.
Manhattan Theater Club presented its Spring Gala on Monday at the New York Hilton.
Variety's 10 Producers to Watch were feted Monday at the Variety Pavilion at a festive cocktail hour. Four of the honorees were on hand to receive plaques from Variety publisher Charlie Koones.
Wadding into ever-expanding territory, the Variety Cannes Conference Series 2001 panel 'International Partners: 3 Co-production Case Studies' drew a range of international experts to the Variety…
It's not easy to be a producer. You need good projects, strong connections, tenacity and lots of money.
At Variety's "Worldwide Marketing and Distribution" sesh Monday, a panel of international heavy-hitters mulled the challenges of territories' varied tastes, the rising costs of Internet marketing and…
Frodo lives! But who knew he lived in the south of France? Even jaded Cannes party-goers were impressed at New Line's spectacular whoop-de-doo Sunday night, which was part backyard barbecue and part…