Columbia Pictures

Columbia Pictures

How a warrant for my arrest lead me to Columbia Pictures

While my first Hollywood job was not my first industry job, my decision to migrate from the East Coast to the West was a journey that could easily have ended not only my career in the movie business, but my […]

Laura Ziskin

Laura Ziskin: Glorious Hollywood Warrior

Her hair was short then. The pixie cut, also known as ‘this is what happens after chemo’, looked sharp on her. Laura Ziskin was always able to successfully rock a New York ‘chic’ look and no way was she gonna […]

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Nepotism: A love story

I would like to dispel the myth that film and television is all about those stereotypical producers and agents. Don’t get me wrong: I’ve got nothing against those careers. I have even been known to call myself a “producer” at […]

ATW Talking Points
June 10, 2013

• 50 cool things about Johnny Depp at age 50 [Today]

• Tony Awards [The New York Times]

• Columbia Pictures Executive Devon Franklin Talks Hollywood and Spirituality [24Wired.TV]

• Here Are Indiewire’s Top 10 Articles of the Week: 2012’s Best On Netflix, WGA’s Top Shows of All Time, ‘Hannibal’ and More [Indiewire]

• The history of LGBT Pride Month [msn]

• Produced By Conference: Mark Burnett Teases ‘The Bible’ Followup [The Wrap]

• David Byrne’s Graduation Speech Offers Troubling and Encouraging Advice for Students in the Arts [Open Culture]

• Google Doodle Honors Sendak  [Daily Beast]