| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:22 AM
After the coffee. Before waiting for the Great Pumpkin.
The Skinny: My Miley Cyrus costume didn't arrive in time so I guess I'll just have to stay home this Halloween and watch "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" unless one of my loyal readers...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:55 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Federal investigators probing the activities of state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) have asked other lawmakers about proposals he made to expand tax credits for the film industry, officials said Wednesday.
Calderon pushed to...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Louis CK's production company has gone to court to block a claim for $28,000 in health and benefit contributions for his work as an editor on his FX Networks series "Louie."
Louis CK filed the suit against the directors of three union-industry plans...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Although temporary Halloween shops pop up in neighboring cities each autumn to hawk their haunted wares for a couple months, Burbank's connection to the film industry makes it a hot spot for costume shoppers year-round.
At It's A Wrap, located on...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:30 AM
HONG KONG - The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) has relocated from the South Korean capital Seoul to Busan, the southern port city that is also home to Asia's biggest film festival.
The film industry regulator and financier officially made its move on Friday...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Airing Monday night on HBO, "Seduced and Abandoned" is a meta-documentary in which actor Alec Baldwin and his filmmaker pal James Toback take a look at the arbitrary deal-making process behind today's movie business.
Toback and Baldwin roamed the Cannes...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Ted Sarandos, chief content officer of Netflix, might want to bring his own popcorn and soda the next time he goes to the movies or think about hiring a food taster if he decides to try his luck at the concession stand.
During a speech at the 2013...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The Abu Dhabi Film Festival is honoring the late Jake Eberts, by naming its nod for best docu after the great Canadian producer with an activist streak, known for shepherding Oscar-winning films like "Chariots of Fire," "The Killing Fields" and "Gandhi."...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:46 AM
Does your home have what it takes to star in a movie or TV show? Maybe it's a rustic retreat or a classic Colonial. Whatever the style, if it matches the director's vision, you might have yourself a deal.
There's a steady need for unique locations for...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:00 PM
California needs a new and improved film tax credit program to prevent more productions from leaving the state, the industry's chief lobbyist said Friday.
Speaking at a luncheon in Burbank hosted by the Valley Industry and Commerce Assn., Chris Dodd,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Location filming in Los Angeles rose 9% in the third quarter powered by increases in shoots for feature films and commercials.
The increase marks the third consecutive quarter of growth this year in location filming, according to data released Tuesday...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Hollywood had a hard time saying "no" to Gary Shusett.
In the early 1970s, he co-founded Sherwood Oaks Experimental College, a professional school devoted to the craft of filmmaking, and kept it going for the rest of his life by brandishing a trait...