| 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."...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Illumination Entertainment CEO Chris Meledandri said Saturday that the feature film business has entered an unprecedented period of volatility and that it is losing -- or has already lost -- the next generation of potential moviegoers.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Iranians have been portrayed on the big screen as pre-Revolution radicals in “Argo,” scary, bare-chested villains in “300” and video game characters come to life in “Prince of Persia.”
While these depictions can be...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
KARACHI, Pakistan — The first Pakistani film up for Oscar consideration in half a century faces 75 foreign-language rivals from around the world, many made with much larger budgets and far slicker marketing campaigns. It must survive the Academy...
| 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...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Wang Jianlin is the wealthiest man in China, owns the biggest theater chain in the world and wants to create the world's largest movie studio in his home country.
Hollywood is taking the billionaire chairman of Dalian Wanda Group Corp. seriously, but...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
BUSAN - Taiwan may impose a 5% tax on all cinema tickets sold in the island territory. The proceeds will be channeled into a fund to help support the local movie industry.
The proposal was put forward Wednesday by the Ministry of Culture at a meeting...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:31 PM
A group of entertainment industry executives and labor leaders called on state lawmakers to beef up California's film incentives -- or risk losing a homegrown industry to rivals. At a state committee hearing held at SAG-AFTRA headquarters in Los Angeles,...
| 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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:56 PM
The fluorescent green Spring Street bike lane that bicyclists and downtown residents loved but film location scouts and production managers hated has been stripped off the street. It’s been repainted a darker shade of green. In fact, it looks more...
| 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 2, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Tom Clancy, the military novelist who died Tuesday, was such a prolific author that one would imagine Hollywood was eager to adapt the majority of his many books into films. Particularly because on the few occasions Clancy's novels were turned into...