| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:46 PM
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....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:35 PM
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...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:36 PM
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-...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:00 AM
"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...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 1:33 PM
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...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 10:47 PM
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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:03 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:30 PM
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...