Los Angeles Times

Steven Zeitchik

Writer

Steven Zeitchik is a Los Angeles Times staff writer who has been covering film and the larger world of Hollywood for the paper since 2009, exploring the personalities, issues, content and consequences of both the creative and business (and, increasingly, digital) aspects of our screen entertainment. He previously covered entertainment beats at Variety and the Hollywood Reporter, has contributed arts and culture pieces to the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and the New York Times and has done journalistic tours of duty in Jerusalem and Berlin. While at The Times he has also reported stories in cities ranging from Cairo to Krakow, though Hollywood can still seem like the most exotic destination of all.

Recent Articles

  • Emmys 2016: VR makes a (small) stand

    Emmys 2016: VR makes a (small) stand

    When the Emmys telecast get underway Sunday night, it will honor the best that traditional entertainment has to offer, from network-based shows like "Game of Thrones" to streamed programs such as "Transparent." But a small bit of TV history was made recently when a piece of virtual-reality content...

  • Toronto 2016: 'La La Land,' starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, is the fest's big award winner

    Toronto 2016: 'La La Land,' starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, is the fest's big award winner

    Damien Chazelle's melancholy musical “La La Land” was the big winner at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, picking up the gathering's coveted People's Choice Award. Chazelle's homage to midcentury American and French musicals — with the help of Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone and other...

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