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  • 'We Are Going to Make Sure Hollywood Does Not Become Detroit' -- Hollywood Unionists Rally for Improved Tax Credits

    Show business unionists have turned out enthusiastically in the middle of the weekend with promises to support legislation to sweeten California's film tax credit program. More than 700 attendees came to the standing-room-only rally at Pickwick Gardens...
  • Crews rally in Burbank to support California's film tax credit

    More than 1,000 entertainment industry workers gathered in Burbank on Saturday, launching a campaign to support an expansion of California's film and TV tax credit program. The rally, organized by a coalition of entertainment industry unions, drew an...
  • Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws

    Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws
    For Kerry Brougher, newly named director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' planned film museum, the bubble may be nothing compared with the spaceship. Brougher comes to the academy from the Hirshhorn in Washington, D.C., where one of...
  • Cinematic Virtual-Reality Startup Jaunt Raises $6.8 Mil from BSkyB, Others

    VR fever is in full swing this spring: Jaunt, which says it's building the first cinematic virtual-reality experience, announced $6.8 million in venture funding from investors including British Sky Broadcasting, Redpoint Ventures, SV Angel, ‎Dolby...
  • Sony CEO: 'I'm Not Entertaining Even the Notion of Selling Our Entertainment Assets'

    Kazuo Hirai has circumnavigated the globe 12 times since becoming CEO of Sony Corp. in 2012, but he's about to embark on what could be his most entertaining voyage yet: to the Academy Awards. The 53-year-old executive, known to all as Kaz, is quick to...
  • Film workers rally in Tally for incentives

    Film workers rally in Tally for incentives
    Florida's film and TV industry workers are converging on the Legislature to show support for the Florida Film & Entertainment Incentive Program. They're trekking to Tallahassee for the annual Rally in Tally to take the issue to legislators Wednesday....
  • Scandinavian Cinema: 'Nordic Twilight' Heats Up Frozen North

    In case there was any doubt Scandinavian filmmakers are proving they can deliver more than crime thrillers like "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." With Spanish cinema still caught up in the economic recession storm, Scandinavia is emerging as a fresh...
  • Moss Adams launches exchange for film tax credits

    Moss Adams launches exchange for film tax credits
    Moss Adams, one of the nation's largest accounting firms, has launched an online exchange for trading film and other tax credits. Called the Moss Adams Tax Credit Exchange, the marketplace allows film producers and other companies with tax credits to...
  • Tom Sherak, Former Academy President and Film Czar, Dies at 68

    Tom Sherak, the longtime film marketing and distribution exec who led the Academy of Motion Pictures Art & Sciences through a period of innovation and change, died Tuesday in Calabasas, Calif. after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 68. His...
  • Tom Sherak's passing is a loss to L.A.'s film industry

    Tom Sherak's passing is a loss to L.A.'s film industry
    The death of Tom Sherak, the respected Hollywood executive and recently appointed film czar for Los Angeles, is a blow to the city's film industry. Sherak, the former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, died Tuesday at his home...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti, Hollywood Reacts to Tom Sherak's Death

    Tom Sherak, who died Tuesday of prostate cancer, was beloved in Hollywood for his long leadership of the Academy of Motion Pictures and his extensive charitable work as chairman of the MS Dinner of Champions and on the board of the Motion Picture and...
  • Ray Dolby dies at 80; engineer's sound system eliminated underlying noise

    Ray Dolby dies at 80; engineer's sound system eliminated underlying noise
    Before an audio revolution in the mid-1960s, just about all music, dialogue and other sounds played on tape recordings had one thing in common: hiss. The bothersome, underlying noise seemed especially unavoidable during quiet passages on the once-...