Another risky investment is paying off for Harvey Weinstein. Miramax, which placed a winning rights bid of $7 million, estimates consumers have already purchased more than 500,000 copies of "The…
Expect increased consolidation of all those proliferating boxes atop TVs across America, according to a report by Allied Business Intelligence, a tech think tank based in Oyster Bay, N.Y.
According to a new study, extending to TV series and telepics the 12.5% tax credit for big-budget films lensed in Australia could bring up to $A295 million ($177 million) a year into the country and…
"The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" and "Minority Report" topped the list of sci-fi, fantasy and horror pic nominees for the 29th annual Saturn Awards, announced by Cinescape and the Academy of…
A busy, if not booked-full, calendar of events honoring the burgeoning vidgame business has added another entry with the announcement by cabler G4's CEO Charles Hirschorn that it will sponsor a…
Despite Mayor Bloomberg's attempts to put a rosy tint on Gotham's production activity, film and television labor unions are growing increasingly anxious about the runaway production plague.
Dustin Hoffman delivered a true only-in-Hollywood moment Sunday as he seemed to channel Robert Evans while presenting him with the Producers Guild of America's David O. Selznick Lifetime Achievement…
The homicidal hoofers of "Chicago" kicked up their heels again Sunday night, as the Producers Guild of America named the musical best picture. The choice gave "Chicago" producer Martin Richards the…
Is it possible that, after two decades of florid eulogies, the death of the studio-backed midbudget, character-driven pic has been greatly exaggerated?
Bud Yorkin first made his name as a director and producer of TV comedies and variety shows in the 1950s.