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  • Twelve directors and the movies that made them

    Twelve directors and the movies that made them
    Directorial acclaim never comes easy. When it hits, though, the results can be significant not only for the helmer but for cinema itself. We take a look back at the films that propelled some of today’s most celebrated directors to prominence....
  • Entertainment Education: America's Film School Programs

    American Film Institute, Los Angeles Graduate students in AFI's production-based program make 4-10 films in two years under the guidance of master filmmakers led by artistic director James L. Brooks. AFI alumni number 4,500, with an impressive 81% of them...
  • Les Moonves and Jeff Shell Defend Movie Industry, Blast Aereo for 'Stealing' Content

    "Fifty Shades of Grey," the Supreme Court Aereo case and DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg's recent critique of the film business were among the many topics of discussion Wednesday morning at the Milken Global Conference's "Entertainment: The...
  • Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws

    Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws
    For Kerry Brougher, newly named director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' planned film museum, the bubble may be nothing compared with the spaceship. Brougher comes to the academy from the Hirshhorn in Washington, D.C., where one of...
  • Donnelly calls for expansion of film-industry tax credit

    Donnelly calls for expansion of film-industry tax credit
    Gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly on Friday called for the expansion of film tax credits to make California competitive with other states and to halt runaway production. “This is an iconic industry, this is an industry that is worth fighting...
  • Report finds benefit to film tax credits

    Report finds benefit to film tax credits
    Assemblymen Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) responded this week to a report about the state’s filming industry that suggests new tax incentives might help keep movie and television studios shooting in California. The...
  • A blistering analysis of California's Hollywood tax giveaway

    One thing Hollywood has been very good at over the last few years is extracting tax incentives from states to move production around the country. But another thing has always been clear about these incentives: They don't pay for themselves. In state...
  • FilMart: China Industry Shows Signs of Bubble

    HONG KONG -- A bubble may be forming in the mainland Chinese film industry, a veteran Hong Kong filmmaker has warned. Speaking at a FilMart conference on the challenges and opportunities in the Asian film industry, Cheung Chi-sing, vice chairman of the...
  • Much ado about Noah

    It wasn't so long ago that conservative Christians believed Hollywood to be evil and some preachers instructed their congregations not to go to movies lest they be tempted beyond their ability to resist. Now Christians are debating film content. That's...
  • Cinematic Virtual-Reality Startup Jaunt Raises $6.8 Mil from BSkyB, Others

    VR fever is in full swing this spring: Jaunt, which says it's building the first cinematic virtual-reality experience, announced $6.8 million in venture funding from investors including British Sky Broadcasting, Redpoint Ventures, SV Angel, ‎Dolby...
  • Bob Thomas dies at 92; AP newsman saw it all on Hollywood beat

    Bob Thomas, a Los Angeles-based reporter and columnist who covered entertainment for the Associated Press for more than six decades, writing compelling, human and often humorous stories about Hollywood's glittering and glamorous, has died. He was 92....
  • Film Biz Can Learn a Few Things From the Music Industry When It Comes to Piracy

    Thank God we're in the music business. We've already been through the transition; we've already been pushed back to zero. We're in an era of rebirth so strong that if you think the music business is in trouble, you're not in it. Blockbuster acts make more...