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How One Man Hopes to Restore the Legacy of Kodak Steven Overman is the new CMO

Steven Overman has been passed a torch that is very bright but awfully heavy. On Oct. 1, he was named CMO of Kodak. Remember Kodak? With the first handheld camera…

October 20, 2014, 12:01 AM EDT

Are These YouTube Stars Coming to a Theater Near You? The Smosh Movie strikes worldwide distribution deal with Lionsgate

Lionsgate is betting big on YouTubers and will help distribute the upcoming film, The Smosh Movie, giving a dirt world boost to some popular online stars. For those unfamiliar with the…

September 18, 2014, 4:12 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Canadian Zombie Stops Being So Damn Nice in Hilarious Film-Fest Ad Antoine Zombé shows there's life in the old genre yet

A lot of U.S. zombies don't get the chance to see things through the eye holes of their neighbors to the north, mostly because of the constant and distracting craving…

March 17, 2014, 10:41 AM EDT

Perspective: Shaken, Not Stirred Every normal, red-blooded dude wants to be like James Bond, and smell like him

When Skyfall opened in theaters in November last year, it became the 23rd film in the James Bond series, which began with 1963’s Dr. No. Judging from the box-office take…

January 24, 2013, 7:30 AM EST

Dottie Mattison Is New CEO of Prometheus Global Media Guggenheim senior managing director to oversee 'Billboard,' 'THR,' 'Adweek,' other properties

Guggenheim Partners senior managing director Dottie Mattison has been named CEO of Prometheus Global Media, the group that owns music, media and entertainment brands Billboard, Adweek, The Hollywood Reporter, Back…

July 2, 2012, 6:10 PM EDT

Information Diet: David Wain The 'Wanderlust' director enjoys curating news and notes on his iPhone but draws a line when it comes to games like Angry Birds

Specs Who David Wain Age 42 Accomplishments Writer/director of Wet Hot American Summer, Role Models and the upcoming Wanderlust (Feb. 24): creator/star of Web series Wainy Days, Hosted by My Damn Channel (available…

January 19, 2012, 11:40 PM EST

First Mover: Paul Mazursky A Hollywood legend takes a crack at the one thing he hasn't done yet: film criticism

Why did you decide to do this? Graydon Carter sent me an email out of the blue saying, “Paul, I have a crazy idea. It would mean a lot to us,”…

December 12, 2011, 12:02 AM EST

Fast Chat: Edward Burns The writer, director, and actor opens up about the upsides of digital distribution and small budgets

Leading up to the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of  Newlyweds, you extensively tweeted about its limited budget, $9,000. I get the feeling you like shoestring budgets. I absolutely love it. I…

October 3, 2011, 10:13 AM EDT

Hollywood Clichés Make for Sweet Infographics Festival ads chart the lines between a movie and a film

To promote the New York International Latino Film Festival, agency Wing New York has created a clever series of charts and graphics that illustrate Hollywood movie clichés, the underlying assumption…

August 23, 2011, 8:04 AM EDT

Relativity Media Teams Up With Chinese Partners SkyLand and Huaxia offer an in to elusive market

Relativity Media, the film studio responsible for producing Bridesmaids and The Social Network, is entering a partnership with Huaxia Film Distribution and SkyLand Film-Television Development, both Chinese companies. The move…

August 15, 2011, 4:14 AM EDT

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