Extras. Electronic press kits. Behind-the-scenes videos. Whatever you call them, they ruin the magic of the movies. Actors have mixed feelings about them. My feelings, on the other hand, are “maxed” toward their use — only well after the movies are released.
Today’s crude and rude “reality television” cannot match the crassness of TV “roasts,” which were popular in the 1970s and ’80s. Then, words were used as weapons. Today, those “weapons” (…)
One of the DISCOP MENA markets is now in Cairo, and for a good reason. Egypt has one of the most well-established and influential entertainment and media industries in the (…)
The last time that I saw Bernard Chevry, who died on Friday, May 17 in his Paris home, was in 2013, when Reed MIDEM honored him for the 50th anniversary (…)
Lots of real news, unsubstantiated rumors — and even an announcement — were swirling around the Palais during the most recent edition of MIP-TV, which ended on Thursday, April 11, (…)
The yearly pilgrimage to the Mecca of entertainment continues with the 56th annual L.A. Screenings, this year taking place May 14-23. But there will be a lot of changes this (…)
In order to deal with the devolution of windowing, or the changing patterns of media rights exploitation for audiovisual content, it is necessary to travel back in time to when (…)