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  • Tilda Swinton at SXSW: 'I Don't Have a Career, I Have a Life'

    AUSTIN - "Please go away," Tilda Swinton says to a publicist 16 minutes into our interview. We are speaking about Scotland, where she resides, and how she sorts out what roles she'd like to play. The 53-year-old actress is firm and honest and returns to...
  • Foreign Productions Dig Jerusalem Because of Mayor's Film-Friendly Policies

    Holy Jerusalem and sin-ridden New York may not have much in common, but that didn't stop Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, the high-tech millionaire turned two-term civil servant, from reaching out to Gotham counterpart Michael Bloomberg several years ago...
  • Much ado about Noah

    It wasn't so long ago that conservative Christians believed Hollywood to be evil and some preachers instructed their congregations not to go to movies lest they be tempted beyond their ability to resist. Now Christians are debating film content. That's...
  • Industry groups rally for film and TV tax-credit legislation

    Industry groups rally for film and TV tax-credit legislation
    A coalition of entertainment industry groups, politicians and community members rallied Saturday to support legislation that would extend and expand California’s film and TV tax credit, which is due to expire in 2017. Hundreds of people gathered...
  • Hollywood Vendors Rally for Improved Tax Credits

    Show business vendors have rallied in the San Fernando Valley in the middle of a warm weekend with promises to support legislation to sweeten California's film tax credit program. Organizers said more than 600 attendees came to the rally at prop house...
  • Beleaguered producer of martial arts movies hopes to strike gold again

    Beleaguered producer of martial arts movies hopes to strike gold again
    Julius R. Nasso made a name for himself as the business partner of Steven Seagal, producing some of the ponytailed martial arts expert's best-known films. That was before Nasso's own life began to resemble a Hollywood mafia saga and he landed in prison....
  • 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...
  • Film Biz Can Learn a Few Things From the Music Industry When It Comes to Piracy

    Thank God we're in the music business. We've already been through the transition; we've already been pushed back to zero. We're in an era of rebirth so strong that if you think the music business is in trouble, you're not in it. Blockbuster acts make more...
  • Lawsuit challenges a Hollywood pillar: Unpaid internships

    Lawsuit challenges a Hollywood pillar: Unpaid internships
    Melvin Mar's entrée to Hollywood was far from glamorous. As an unpaid intern for "Platoon" producer Arnold Kopelson, Mar was responsible for fetching his boss' lunch of matzo ball soup every day. Mar calculated to the minute how long it would take to...
  • L.A. 2020 Commission's silence on Hollywood jobs 'surprising'

    L.A. 2020 Commission's silence on Hollywood jobs 'surprising'
    A new report on spurring job growth in Los Angeles covers the bases, but leaves Hollywood out of the picture. The Los Angeles 2020 Commission report, titled "A Time for Action," was commissioned last year by City Council President Herb Wesson and offers...
  • BFI Leads U.K. Delegation to Beijing Festival

    HONG KONG - The U.K. will this week lead its first major film trade delegation to China to take part in the Beijing Film Festival, which kicks off Wednesday. The trade delegation is organized by the British Film Institute (BFI) BFI in partnership with...
  • Brent Lang Joins Variety as New York-Based Senior Film and Media Reporter

    Entertainment journalist Brent Lang has joined Variety as a Senior Film and Media Reporter in New York. He will cover all aspects of the movie business as well as other media, breaking news stories and writing features for Variety.com and the weekly...