Entertainment Industry Jobs No Longer Qualify for Travel Exemptions to Enter U.K.

Most entertainment industry jobs no longer qualify for exemption to COVID-19 rules, such as the need to self-isolate for 10 days, for those seeking to enter the U.K. From 4 A.M. local time on Monday, the U.K. government removed a number of previously exempt job categories, including advertising productions, performing arts professionals, television production, and […]

Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s Entertainment Industry Conference Honors Diane Warren and Eva Longoria

Aspiring songwriters shouldn’t jump into the industry, unless music is something you would die without, said longtime songwriter Diane Warren. “Music and writing songs is air to me.” Warren teased her upcoming album during Wednesday’s keynote conversation during the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Entertainment Industry Conference. While she cherishes her hit collaborations with artists like […]

Brett Hogg to Head Film and TV for Sony Pictures Entertainment in Asia

Veteran executive Brett Hogg has been promoted and made head of Sony Pictures film and television operations across Asia. He will remain at his current base in Singapore. He has been senior VP of international distribution for Sony Pictures Releasing International in the Asia region, supervising the Sony Pictures Releasing operations across Southeast Asia, China and India for theatrical distribution. These […]

10 Predictions for Media & Entertainment in 2021 (Guest Column)

COVID-19 forever changed many aspects of our lives this past year, and our collective media and entertainment choices certainly were no exception. The global pandemic fueled a massive industry divide where in-home entertainment choices thrived, while many out-of-home entertainment players, quite literally, died. Whereas Netflix living-room streaming reached new heights, many live music venues and […]

‘The Mandalorian,’ ‘Avengers,’ ‘Stranger Things’ Are Top Entertainment Franchises, Survey Finds (EXCLUSIVE)

Disney Plus’ “The Mandalorian,” Marvel’s “Avengers” films and Netflix’s “Stranger Things” are the top entertainment franchises, according to a new survey from the National Research Group. Beginning in January 2019, NRG, a global insights and strategy firm, conducted more than 350,000 interviews about 700 entertainment franchises to discover which were considered the most bold, inspiring […]

AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron Says Chain Is ‘Fully Onboard’ With ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Release Plan

Following Warner Bros.’ announcement that “Wonder Woman 1984” will release both on HBO Max and in theaters Christmas Day, AMC Entertainment CEO and President Adam Aron has stated that the movie theater chain is “fully onboard” with the release plan. “For many months, AMC has been in active and deep dialogue with Warner Brothers to […]

Hugh Marks Resigns as CEO of Australia’s Nine Entertainment

Hugh Marks has resigned as CEO of leading Australian media conglomerate Nine Entertainment. His departure was announced on Monday and will become effective in the second half of the company’s current financial year, which runs to June 2021. “When I was appointed CEO five years ago, my brief was to lead the transformation of what […]

Marc Wooldridge Launches Australian Distributor Maslow Entertainment

Marc Wooldridge, the former head of 20th Century Fox Film Distribution in Australia, is launching Maslow Entertainment, a new production development and distribution company. The move comes at a time when film distribution remains one of the industry sectors worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic. “The pace of change within the industry has clearly been […]

Mary Hart and John Tesh to Reunite on Entertainment Tonight (Exclusive)

ET’s former hosts are back together! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] News

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