With the first half of 2005 closing out, international box office has remained solid but not spectacular -- particularly when compared with the supercharged 2004 results.
Hollywood's casting directors have cast their lot with the Teamsters -- giving both groups a heftier role at the showbiz bargaining table.
Lakeshore Entertainment has offered a salute to "Barking Orders," snapping up Scott Sommer's family comedy spec and setting it up to be produced by chairman-CEO Tom Rosenberg, president Gary Lucchesi…
Members of the American Society of Cinematographers have re-elected Richard P. Crudo as president for a third term. Other ASC officers are VPs Owen Roizman, Daryn Okada, and Curtis Clark, treasurer…
The American Federation of Musicians has reached a tentative deal with studios and nets to replace the current pact, due to expire Aug. 16. AFM said Thursday that it reached the agreement June 11…
Hollywood and New York casting directors and associates have voted in the Intl. Brotherhood of Teamsters as their official bargaining representative by a 243-9 margin.
Writers Guild of America West board member Ted Elliott and secretary-treasurer Patric Verrone have been tapped as the candidates to succeed Daniel Petrie Jr. as WGA West president. Both said Thursday…
MTV Films has acquired rights to Holly Black's "Valiant," a modern-day fairy tale project that's been set up with Mosaic Media Group producers Chuck Roven and Alex Gartner.
The Producers Guild of America has launched a free program to foster Hollywood's production of projects that reflect creative and cultural diversity. The PGA Diversity Workshop will take place over…
The town's two Brads are back in business. Paramount Pictures has inked a three-year first-look deal with Plan B, the production shingle founded by Brad Grey, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston. Par deal…
Two weeks after getting slapped by Screen Actors Guild over appearing in a nonunion commercial, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has relented. Guild spokesman Seth Oster confirmed Monday that…