Search Results for: h

SAG-AFTRA Funds Held in Trust Jump 16% to $153 Million

Read more

SAG-AFTRA’s funds held in trust have jumped by 16% to $153 million since last year, according to the union’s latest filing with the federal government. Those funds have been at the center of a long-running dispute, dating back to a 2007 suit filed by Ken Osmond (“Leave It to Beaver”) over how foreign royalties and… Read more »

Sony Housecleaning Continues as Ad Exec Tommy Gargotta Steps Down

Read more

Tommy Gargotta is stepping aside as president of Sony Pictures Worldwide Creative Advertising — the latest in a long line of departures as studio toppers continue a major housecleaning. An informed source told Variety that Gargotta may remain at Sony in some capacity. The move comes a week after Jeff Blake, Sony’s popular worldwide marketing… Read more »

Jude Law Hits Dance Floor for Jake Scott, Johnnie Walker

Read more

Jude Law doesn’t show any sign of missing a step despite all the Johnnie Walker Blue Label Scottish whisky he drinks in Jake Scott’s new short film, “The Gentleman’s Wager,” which co-stars Giancarlo Giannini. Written by Mike Byrne and Dave Douglas, the six-minute film revolves around Law’s character wanting to win a rare 1928 luxury… Read more »

TCA: What Resonated and What Didn’t

Read more

The Television Critics Assn. recently wrapped up ts annual two-week-long press tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, with the nets trotting out their latest and greatest for the jaded press corps. As several key trends emerged for the new season, some networks were clearly at the top of their game, while others might need to… Read more »

Variety Artisans: What makes a Great Collaboration? (VIDEO)

Read more

Cinematographer Dana Gonzales (“Fargo” on FX), production designer Jess Gonchor (“Foxcatcher”) and costume designer Ellen Mirojnick (“Behind the Candelabra”) explore the trust that comes with a great collaboration — and the hurt of a director relationship gone bad.