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  • Sony Pictures' awards season takes pressure off Amy Pascal

    Sony Pictures' awards season takes pressure off Amy Pascal
    For much of last year, Amy Pascal was under fire. The co-chair of Sony Pictures Entertainment presided over two of last year's big-budget bombs, "After Earth" and "White House Down." Her studio reported losses of $181 million for the summer months....
  • Oscar nominations 2014: Movies filmed in California barely register

    Oscar nominations 2014: Movies filmed in California barely register
    The big loser in Thursday's Oscar nominations may be California. The state barely registered in the Oscar contest, at least when it comes to film locations, underscoring the difficulty California faces in keeping its homegrown industry from fleeing...
  • End of film: Paramount first studio to stop distributing film prints

    In a historic step for Hollywood, Paramount Pictures has become the first major studio to stop releasing movies on film in the United States. Paramount recently notified theater owners that the Will Ferrell comedy “Anchorman 2: The Legend...
  • Oscar best-picture nominees also boffo in public subsidies

    The nine films nominated for best picture Oscars have more in common than just the accolades they've earned. Every one of them also scores high marks when it comes to garnering subsidies from the public. The libertarian Manhattan Institute reported...
  • Dispute could shut down Ventura County railway used in film shoots

    Dispute could shut down Ventura County railway used in film shoots
    The local film industry's go-to location for shooting railway scenes could be nearing the end of the line. Fillmore & Western Railway Co. may be forced to shut down as a result of a legal dispute with the Ventura County Transportation Commission,...
  • 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...
  • 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

    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

    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...