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  • 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...
  • Caution advised on California's TV, film credits

    Caution advised on California's TV, film credits
    While acknowledging that California's film and television industry has been hit hard by runaway production, a new report by the state Legislative Analyst's Office urges lawmakers to be cautious about expanding subsidies for Hollywood. California has...
  • A blistering analysis of California's Hollywood tax giveaway

    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...
  • 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...
  • New York taking a larger bite out of Hollywood productions

    New York taking a larger bite out of Hollywood productions
    When director Marc Webb spoke to the big crowd at the premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" here, he didn't open by saluting the cast or welcoming the colorfully dressed fans at the Ziegfeld Theatre. Instead, he gave thanks — to New York. "We...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • BFI Leads U.K. Delegation to Beijing Festival

    HONG KONG - The U.K. will this week lead its first major film trade delegation to China to take part in the Beijing Film Festival, which kicks off Wednesday. The trade delegation is organized by the British Film Institute (BFI) BFI in partnership with...
  • Brent Lang Joins Variety as New York-Based Senior Film and Media Reporter

    Entertainment journalist Brent Lang has joined Variety as a Senior Film and Media Reporter in New York. He will cover all aspects of the movie business as well as other media, breaking news stories and writing features for Variety.com and the weekly...
  • Summer Films Must Win Back Apathetic Young Ticketbuyers

    This is the moment of truth for two sectors of the movie business that are at opposite ends of the spectrum -- opposite in terms of commerce and culture. For the Hollywood studios, it's launch time (and prayer time) for summer blockbusters, the wakeup...
  • Paramount, China Film Group Corp. to Produce 3D 'Marco Polo'

    BEIJING -- China Film Group Corp. and Paramount Pictures have struck a deal to produce the 3D sci-fi action film "Marco Polo." The companies signed the deal Friday at the Beijing International Film Festival with a traditional hand-printing ceremony....