Studio Babelsberg Braces for $3 million Annual Loss Variety – Music

BERLIN — Despite major projects this year, including Steven Spielberg’s latest Cold War drama and the “Point Break” remake, Germany’s Studio Babelsberg is expecting a €2.5 million ($3 million) loss for 2014. In an interview with German financial newspaper Handelsblatt on Friday, Studio Babelsberg president and CEO Charlie Woebcken said ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

‘Speaking English,’ ‘Inglorious Fruits,’ ‘Like a Girl’ Win at France’s Cristal Festival Variety – Music

Created for CNA, a Brazilian network of 580 language schools, FCB Brasil’s “Speaking English” won the Grand Cristal Award at the 2014 Courchevel Cristal Festival, which wrapped Saturday in the French Alps. From France’s Marcel, “Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables” won The Advertisers Grand Cristal, while “#Like A Girl,” produced by ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

Dr. Evil Returns on ‘SNL’ to Talk Sony and North Korea Variety – Music

“SNL” veteran Mike Myers returned to the show on Saturday as Dr. Evil to criticize North Korea’s cyber attack on Sony Pictures. The Austin Powers nemesis, who appeared in the show’s opening sketch, ripped everyone from the hackers (“There’s already a GOP and they’re already an evil organization”) to Sony, ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more