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Founded in 1905, Variety is an entertainment newspaper published weekly by Reed Business Information. The subtitle of the paper is The International Entertainment Weekly. Variety features stories and columns pertaining to theatre, television, radio, music, records and movies. Variety's Vice President and Editor-in-Chief is Peter Bart. Charles Koones serves as President and Publisher. Dana Harris is the Editor and Olivia Hemaratanatorn is the Managing Editor.

Articles from May 19

Ailes Films, TV Projects Move Forward
HOLLYWOOD ISN'T DONE with Roger Ailes.The controversial Fox News founder, who died Thursday at 77, is the subject of several film and television projects dissecting his legacy and the sexual harassment scandal that toppled him from power.Alex Gibney,...
Brits Films on View at Cannes Fest, Market
From the official selection to the bazaar, these titles carry the Union JackCANNESFESTIVALHow to Talk to Girls at Girls at PartiesDirector: John Cameron MitchellStars: Hie Fanning, Ruth Wilson, Nicole KidmanProduction companies: SeeSaw Films. Utile PunkOut...
Charades Unveils International Film Slate
CHARADES, THE PARIS-SALES banner recently launched by Carole Baratón, Yohann Comte and Pierre Mazars - former sales execs at Wild Bunch, Gaumont and StudioCanal, respectively - rolled into Cannes with its first slate, headlined by Mamorn Hosoda's 'Mirai''(working,...
Co-Productions on the Rise in Brazil
Better late than never. In February, the U.K. and Brazil ratified a flim-TV co-production treaty first unveiled in.2012.At the Rio Content Market in March, Brazilian and French film authorities signed a framework collaboration pact hailed as a first...
Exposure
Kering Women in MotionHOTEL BARRIERE MAJESTIC, CANNES, MAV ISTHE FIFTH SEASON of"House of Cards" is already in the can, but Robin Wright says the writers are going to have trouble outdoing the drama unfolding at the White House this week."Trump has stolen...
Female Filmmakers Trace Their Journeys
What do an itinerant elephant in Thailand, a time capsule,a teenage girl on a mystic journey in Japan and a civil servant faring eviction have in common? They are the latest creative products of Singapore's most promising female directors.The works of...
Fests and Orgs Tell Stories of Asian Media
*Indonesia will be the I centerpiece at this I year's Singapore Media Fesival, which is run by the Info-Communications Media Development Authority. Now in its fourth edition, the fest's new Country-of-Focus program consolidates its mission of celebrating...
Films Reflect City's Many Cultures
DIRECTORS BOO JUNfeng, K. Rajagopal and Kirsten Tan have taken the unbeaten path in their artistic endeavors, reflecting their individualism, moral complexity and empathy for outsiders. Their films "Apprentice,""A Yellow Bird" and "Pop Aye," respectively,...
Founder's Leadership Keeps Company on Top
At the 30th anniversary dinner of Universe Entertainment Ltd. in January, founder Daneil Earn expressed heartfelt gratitude toward his colleagues, comrades and industry friends for their support. The low-profile Lam rarely made public appearances, but...
Haynes Strikes One for Amazon
"WONDER-STRUCK" DIRECTOR Todd Haynes leaped to the defense of Amazon in Cannes on Thursday, saying that the streaming service was as interested in the big-screen movie experience as he and his filmmaking counterparts.Asked about the debate over Nettlix's...
Hong Kong Pic Giant Adapts in Changes
From a humble film and video distributor to one of the game-changers in the Asian film industry, Universe Entertainment Ltd, has witnessed three decades of ups and downs in Hong Kong and Chinese cinema.Looking ahead, setting the stage for Hong Kong filmmakers...
Imogen Poots: 'On Top of That, You Have Roosters Hanging Around'
THE BRITISH ACTRESS Imogen PootS recently seen in "Green Room" and "Roadies" will wrap her theater debut playing Honey in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" before heading to Cannes with her "Mobile Homes."Directed by Vladimir de Fontenay, the movie casts...
Nemes Rides into the 'Sunset'
Laszlo nemes, the Hungarian director whose feature debut,"Son of Saul "won the 2015 Cannes Grand Jury Prize and went on to win the foreign-language Oscar, is to start shooting "Sunset," set in pre-World War 1 Europe, starring Juli Jakab."Sunset" is sei...
Post Brexit, U.K. Seeks New Partners
Britain's impending breakup with the European Union will be a challenge for the country's film folk, but many of their most important relationships are with American partners, and friendships are being formed in other parts of the worldRecently, a large...
Scouting and Keeping Talent Drives Biz Model
The entire cinematic landscape has been reshaped in the years since Universe Entertainment Ltd. set up business three decades ago.Back then, founder Daneil Lam's idea was that video distribution was the way forward - and at that time, it must have pretty...
Sino-Euro Production Ties Grow Stronger
IT USED TO be the glamour and the chance to cultivate relationships with Hollywood that drew Chinese film executives to Cannes. But more than ever before, execs from China are arriving in the South of France ready to do business with Europe.Sino-European...
Team of Rivals: Film Biz Learns to Cooperate
During the Busan Inti. Film Festival last year. South Korean film companies got together and launched the Foreign Film Buyer-Distributors Assn. of Korea.About 300 independent companies are registered in South Korea as buyers or distributors,or both,...
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