Bud Yorkin first made his name as a director and producer of TV comedies and variety shows in the 1950s.
In 1966, President Johnson appointed Jack Valenti the third president and chief executive officer of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, a post he has held ever since.
Amid the flash and splash of the guild wars, one of the seemingly quietest organizations is the Producers Guild of America.
Every once in a while a movie like "The Blair Witch Project" or "The Sixth Sense" comes along and shakes up Hollywood by wildly defying expectations and spawning imitators.
Taking over a decade to develop, "Antwone Fisher" was a labor of love for those involved that is now one of Hollywood legend.
It would be hard to walk into a theater these days and not be influenced by the innovations of George Lucas, whether being assaulted by THX sound or seeing images created by Lucas' visual effects…
Just as Ronald Reagan honed his skills as "the great communicator" by entering the Oval Office by way of Hollywood, Robert Evans got a taste of what it might have been like to run a studio by playing…
Coming soon to DVD: "The Greatest '70s Cop Shows." Premiering on May 6, the disc features the debut episodes of "Charlie's Angels," "Starsky and Hutch," "S.W.A.T.," "Police Woman" and "The Rookies."…
DVD distrib shingle Anchor Bay Entertainment has bought the homevid rights to syndie sensations "Xena: Warrior Princess" and "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys."
Undeterred by failure during the last congressional session, backers of anti-runaway production legislation have re-introduced a tax credit bill aimed at productions under $10 million.
Foreign production continued to make up the lion's share of TV and film activity in Canada's largest province in 2002, this year swelling to a whopping 61% of the industry in Ontario.