KushTV is partnering with Contrafilm for distributing and development of content for KushTV.com and the KushTV syndication network.
The DGA will share its inside information on new-media compensation with the town's talent agents, in the wake of announcing a similar arrangement with the WGA.
Hollywood's annual kudos rituals became the latest strike battleground Monday as the Writers Guild of America nixed waiver requests from the Golden Globes and the Oscars.
In a surprising show of union solidarity, the DGA has agreed to share its inside info on new-media compensation with striking scribes.
With the writers strike entering its seventh week, SAG president Alan Rosenberg has pledged that the thesps union will continue backing the Writers Guild of America.
The Los Angeles local of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists will re-run its election due to errors in the mailing and processing of ballots.
The second weekend of "The Golden Compass" showed far more traction overseas than domestically, with the film leading the foreign box office on the strength of a $29 million take from 6,800 playdates.
SAG and AFTRA are inching toward the bargaining table over a new basic film-TV contract with the AMPTP next year, even though the two performers unions are mired in ongoing disputes.
WGA East members have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new contract with ABC News after working without one for nearly three years.
Among the changes in Oscar regulations, by far the most notable is the tweaking of the Academy's "rule of three" -- that is, the number of producers allowed for best picture nominees and winners.
"Force majeure" -- it even sounds ominous. The possibility that Hollywood's studios could terminate contracts with creative talent under force majeure conditions has hung over the industry like the…