| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:12 AM
A trade association for the adult entertainment industry says there's no indication that a porn performer who tested positive for HIV was infected on set.
The Free Speech Coalition, a national trade association for the adult entertainment industry,...
| Jul 3, 2013
Standing next to a large flat-screen TV showing an image of a toucan, Claudia Trujillo was doing her best sales pitch, rattling off all the reasons to consider Costa Rica a prime film location.
Costa Rica doesn't have a film incentive, she explained,...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
What do Jenny on the Block, a freshly minted studio exec and Machete have in common? They are all new invitees to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The academy announced Friday that it had invited 276 people to join its ranks, including...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In a closed-door meeting on the Sony Pictures Entertainment lot, a few dozen location scouts, agents, producers and studio executives gathered to discuss the state of L.A.'s hometown industry.
Taking center stage: Los Angeles Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti....
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:23 AM
The British are coming!
To the attention of the U.S. film industry, that is.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced Tuesday that it would launch “Brits to Watch: The Screenings,” a showcase of up-and-coming film talent...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:10 PM
The film industry and the Los Angeles bicycling community reached a compromise Wednesday on the future of a controversial, bright green bike lane in downtown Los Angeles.
Under a motion passed by the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday, what is...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:26 PM
The L.A. City Council and the film industry are once again on a collision course over a green-colored bike lane downtown.
City officials painted a 1.5-mile strip of Spring Street neon green in 2011 for a bike lane as part of a larger effort pushed by...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Former Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley and former Deputy Dist. Atty. Alan Jackson have joined a high-stakes Hollywood legal battle related to the failed movie business dealings of construction magnate Ron Tutor and a partner.
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:09 PM
The TNT television series “King & Maxwell,” which is relocating from Vancouver, Canada, is among the winners of California's annual film tax credit lottery. The California Film Commission said Tuesday 31 projects had been approved for state...
| May 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
CANNES, France — At last year's Cannes Film Festival, Alec Baldwin and director James Toback were pitching their idea for an Iraq-set love story to financier and sales agent Avi Lerner. Lerner waved them aside, saying he could make the duo's movie...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Sony Corp. stock soared in afternoon trading after New York hedge fund Third Point proposed that the electronics and media giant make an initial public stock offering of up to 20% of its entertainment arm.
That unit, known as Sony Entertainment Inc.,...