| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Movies starring Vanessa Hudgens, Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner have begun filming in Los Angeles, adding some celebrity sizzle to brisk feature film activity this quarter.
Sony's Columbia Pictures has started production on "The Kitchen Sink," a movie...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:38 PM
A porn performer has tested positive for HIV, leading an industry association to call a moratorium on shooting.
Free Speech Coalition, a nationwide trade association for the adult entertainment industry, confirmed the positive HIV test but would not say...
| Jul 23, 2013
The Durban FilmMart winners were announced Monday. Young Ghanaian femme helmer Akosua Adoma Owusu's project won ARTE France's ARTE International Award, which is worth 6,000 euros ($7,918) for her project, "Black Sunshine." She hopes to begin shooting...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Entertainment Partners, the Burbank payroll and production services company, is expanding into Puerto Rico.
The company said it was opening a new affiliate office in San Juan to be called EP Puerto Rico. In addition to payroll services, the new office...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
METAIRIE, La. — In the summer of 1992, an aspiring filmmaker named Craig Borten drove from Los Angeles to Dallas to see a man named Ron Woodroof. Borten was just a few years out of Syracuse University and didn't know what kind of movies he wanted to...
| Jul 3, 2013
Standing next to a large flat-screen TV showing an image of a toucan, Claudia Trujillo was doing her best sales pitch, rattling off all the reasons to consider Costa Rica a prime film location.
Costa Rica doesn't have a film incentive, she explained,...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
ROME -- Calm returned to Cairo on Thursday after a night of dancing in the streets in Egypt and celebrations over the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, who has been replaced by the chief justice of the constitutional court, Adli Mansour, sworn...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
What do Jenny on the Block, a freshly minted studio exec and Machete have in common? They are all new invitees to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The academy announced Friday that it had invited 276 people to join its ranks, including...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:37 PM
It's a cinephile's dream: three days, 54 films from 11 countries.
And it all takes place in downtown Hagerstown.
The second Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown kicks off Thursday, April 11, and continues through Saturday, April 13, with...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Predictability and the arts-and-entertainment world have an uneasy relationship.
Predictability is a given — like the mouthfeel of a Big Mac — when it comes to, say, the punch lines on "Two and a Half Men" or the beats of your average...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:10 PM
The film industry and the Los Angeles bicycling community reached a compromise Wednesday on the future of a controversial, bright green bike lane in downtown Los Angeles.
Under a motion passed by the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday, what is...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
MADRID -- "Mariah Mundi and the Midas Box," "A Gun in Each Hand" and "Inevitable" proved standouts at this week's Madrid de Cine-Spanish Film Screenings, Spain's biggest annual film market for Spanish films whose industry announcements this year confirmed...