| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:07 PM
Hong Kong film magnate Run Run Shaw, who built the Shaw Bros. studio into the largest in Asia in the 1960s and ’70s, popularized the kung fu genre around the world and later became a major philanthropist, died Tuesday at 106.
| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Hollywood stakeholders are calling on California to bolster its film and TV tax credit to keep its homegrown industry from permanently leaving the state.
Film industry and union officials are mobilizing to back legislation this year that would...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 11:01 AM
The holidays are a time when family-friendly films pack in audiences like the Dallas Cowboys pack-in last-minute turnovers. But even in a season when the G and PG films come with a built-in head start, it's hard not to be impressed by what "Frozen" has...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:30 AM
ATLANTA — Ric Reitz makes movies. He helped bankroll the Matt Damon thriller "Contagion," Clint Eastwood's "Trouble With the Curve" and the Robert Downey comedy "Due Date."
Reitz, an energetic 58-year-old, doesn't hang out at the Polo Lounge, red-...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Mumbai-based Indian majors are heading south along with their Hollywood partners, looking to cash in on the lucrative South Indian film market and expanding their reach beyond Hindi-language Bollywood.
In 2012, the Indian film industry was worth $1.8...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:32 AM
The owner of a porn studio involved in allegations that it puts actors at risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases accused the AIDS Healthcare Foundation of playing "loose with the facts" to "generate hysteria around HIV."
The statement from...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:30 AM
MEMO TO: STEVE BURKE
FROM: PETER BART
Your sweeping changes at Universal last week reflect a recognition that two elements have been missing at the movie studio over the past two decades: a strategy and a strategist. The big question: Have you now...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Several current and former adult film performers who have tested positive for HIV spoke out Wednesday about working conditions in the industry.
Cameron Bay, the actress whose positive HIV test result prompted a weeklong moratorium on filming last month,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Mexican director Gaz Alazraki shook up his country's film industry this year when his raucous clash of the classes comedy "Nosotros los nobles" ("We Are the Nobles") grossed more than $26 million at the Mexico box office. It also put the 35-year-old...
| 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,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The coming of age of horror cinema in Thailand might seem like an odd subject for the Princess of Thailand to address.
But it was Halloween night, after all, and Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya had good reason to single out the Southeast Asian nation's...
| 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...