The Motion Picture Association of America, in partnership with Microsoft and ABC News Creativity Conference (File under: you invited me! Also, no surprise, the food was good and the perks nice—you could get your photo made in a James Bond pose with the swirl around you, among other things. Show More Summary
Project Enterprise is a fundraising campaign by the team that designed and built the USS Enterprise for Star Trek: The Motion Picture to rebuild the ship. Designers Richard Taylor and Jim Dow have joined with artist Paul Olsen, who painted the original ship, to start the project, which the team estimates will take 18 months and cost a “considerable sum […]
The title of the next Star Trek film may have been revealed as Star Trek Beyond, according to one website that alleges the name has been registered with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). Fan site Trekmovie.com claimsShow More Summary
By Carl Horowitz, National Legal and Policy Center In the motion picture world, news about a scandal can travel slowly – very slowly.
As I wrote in my first blog, I'm associated with Wen River Productions, founded by director James Fargo (whose films have grossed over $800 million) and partners in California and which is developing a major motion picture, Under The...Show More Summary
LAS VEGAS-Thousands of theater owners and studio executives are gathering this week amid rising expectations that the motion picture industry is poised to hit the jackpot.
The Motion Picture Association of America and the United States Trade Representative secretly coordinated to put out the MPAA’s statement on leaked Trans-Pacific Partnership deal negotiations in 2013.
"MOVEMENT is the translation of life," said Henri Gaudier-Brzeska. "And if art depicts life, movement should come into art, since we are only aware of life because it moves." Some of the vivacity of Gaudier-Brzeska’s brief life, as well...Show More Summary
Former Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd speaks during the World Premiere of the movie Fury in Washington D.C. in late 2014.(DoD News Features (CC BY 2.0)) As head of the movie industry lobbying group Motion Picture Association of America,...Show More Summary
We heard a few months back about Sony meeting with Nintendo to try and work out the deal for a Mario movie. Looks like that's not all that was discussed. Emails from Amy Pascal, former Chairperson of the Motion Pictures Group of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) and Co-Chairperson of SPE, indicate that there was discussion of a Smash Bros. Show More Summary
On April 27th, BuzzFeed EVP of Video Ze Frank and his colleagues will discuss their company's online video strategies at Digital Content Newfronts. This won't be BuzzFeed's first presentation at the annual sales event, but it will be...Show More Summary
Little has been known about New Line Cinema’s The Gallows, a new found-footage horror film from up-and-coming filmmakers Chris Lofing and Travis Cluff. Before it was a major motion picture, opening in theaters July 10th, 2015, it was a short film that premiered on Bloody-Disgusting. Now, Blumhouse is behind the feature-length horror film that stars […]
Score one for a deal maker: Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group just promoted Patricia Laucella — who has negotiated production and talent deals for some of the studio’s splashiest projects — to President of Business & Legal Affairs. She’ll...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE, With Update: Rachel O'Connor will transition from senior vice president of production at Sony Pictures to run Pascal Pictures. That's the name that the former SPE Motion Picture Group chairman will call her new label, which...Show More Summary
Should a movie that depicts any type of drinking automatically earn an R rating from the Motion Picture Assn. of America? The authors of a new study argue that the answer should be yes – and that this would make teenagers less likely to binge-drink or use alcohol in other risky ways.
?Brazil’s groundbreaking digital rights bill that aims to protect citizens' privacy and uphold net neutrality rules, known as “Marco Civil”, is about to get beefed up with a second round of legislation. Now, the Motion Picture Association...Show More Summary
The Motion Picture Association has written to Brazil's Justice Minister seeking exceptions to the country's fledgling “Internet Constitution". In a submission to the government the MPA says that the Marco Civil's current wording on net neutrality deprives courts of the opportunity to order the blocking of 'pirate' sites. Show More Summary
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Lawyers in motion pictures have been portrayed as one of two extremes, devils or angels, almost since celluloid was invented. The first film dealing specifically with alaw firm and attorneys, 1933's Counsellor at Law, starring John Barrymore, portrayed its J.D.s as upstanding citizens, as did the early Perry Mason films of the same period. Show More Summary
In 2012, when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that it had finally found a home for its long-discussed Academy Museum, just steps from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LACMA Director Michael Govan began to hear from concerned colleagues.