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  • MPAA begins week-long event to highlight China-U.S. films

    The international arm of the Motion Picture Assn. of America will host filmmakers and representatives from the American and Chinese film industries in Los Angeles this week for the third annual China International Co-Production Film Screenings....
  • California state senator skeptical on expansion of film tax credit

    California state senator skeptical on expansion of film tax credit
    At least one prominent state senator is throwing cold water on the idea of expanding California's film tax credit. “I’m not a fan of tax credits in general," Sen. Lois Wolk (D-Davis), chair of the Senate committee on governance and finance,...
  • Hollywood executive Tom Sherak remembered for kindness, generosity, civic spirit

     Hollywood executive Tom Sherak remembered for kindness, generosity, civic spirit
    The passing of a Hollywood executive is often greeted with pleasant industry remembrances and kind emails. But the death of Tom Sherak at the age of 68 set off a round of intensely warm reactions not just from fellow Hollywood players but also from...
  • 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-...
  • 5 of Hollywood's rising young stars: Fame, and a lot of nerves

    5 of Hollywood's rising young stars: Fame, and a lot of nerves
    "I always feel like a vague failure in L.A.," said Greta Gerwig, sitting in a movie theater in the heart of Hollywood. The actress, 30, had flown from her home in New York to partake in the Los Angeles Times' Young Hollywood round table at AFI Fest last...
  • Dubai Film Market the Go-To Spot for Middle East Biz

    Seven years after its launch, the Dubai Film Market is steadily reinforcing its role as the Arab world's prime film business hub, with more movies than ever -- some 400 from the Gulf region and elsewhere -- unspooling in its Cinetech video library...
  • Scientific and Technical Academy Awards: Oscar Bids Bittersweet Farewell to Film

    This year's Scientific & Technical Academy Awards featured an unusually large number of honorees -- 52 individuals representing 19 technical achievements, plus career honorees -- but it also summed up the digital revolution that has swept through the...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti's priority list includes people mover, 2024 Games

    Mayor Eric Garcetti's priority list includes people mover, 2024 Games
    Building "a people mover" to serve Los Angeles International Airport, providing more incentives to help the local film industry thrive and bidding for the 2024 Olympics were among the priorities outlined by Mayor Eric Garcetti during a Sunday morning talk...
  • Congress in middle of Hollywood copyright clash with Silicon Valley

    Congress in middle of Hollywood copyright clash with Silicon Valley
    WASHINGTON — The fight began as a lawsuit between two bloggers over a rude hand gesture, but when lawyers representing two of California's signature industries showed up in federal court in Boston, it became part of a growing battle between...
  • British Columbia Premier Christy Clark visits Hollywood

    British Columbia Premier Christy Clark visits Hollywood
    British Columbia Premier Christy Clark, who has faced mounting pressure in her own province to do more to support the film industry, quietly paid a visit to Hollywood last week. During a trade mission to California, Clark stopped by the Hollywood...
  • UK to beef up film incentives

    UK to beef up film incentives
    The United Kingdom, already a leading international hub for filming, is doing even more to roll out the red carpet. The UK government on Thursday said it would strengthen tax credits for the film industry and offer new inducements to lure more visual...
  • Myron Karlin, Former Warner Bros. Intl. President, Dies at 95

    Myron Karlin, a former president of Warner Bros. International and film industry veteran who also worked for MGM and United Artists in a career that took him around the globe, died Nov. 25 in Hermosa Beach, Calif. He was 95. Karlin became president of...