The Writers Guild of America West has formed an organizing department to target basic cable programming, TV and feature animation, documentaries, reality/gameshows and indie/low-budget features.
Veteran film exec David Blackman has been tapped VP at Fox-based Wendy Finerman Prods., where he will bring in and oversee projects.
The American Federation of Musicians has agreed to renewed its two-year pact covering Internet distribution of music from more than 75 leading symphonies, ballets and operas.
The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists is trying to sugarcoat its nasty feud with SAG but also has told the guild to wait at least three more months before it will meet over…
Hollywood's attempt to slow runaway production has two major hurdles coming up. The first battle will center on Assembly Bill 2747, legislation backed by California Gov. Gray Davis and showbiz labor…
Three years ago, the notion of spending $20 million to open a new studio facility in downtown Los Angeles seemed bizarre even to its backers.
The Writers Guild of America has shifted the eligibility period for its TV awards from Sept. 1 to Nov. 30, opening up those kudos to shows launched in the fall season.
The American Assn. of Retired People has joined as co-counsel in 23 class-action age-bias lawsuits by TV scribes over 40 against nets, studios and agencies.
SAG still can't agree on how to fight runaway production. Execs and prexy Melissa Gilbert have partially pulled the plug on the guild's support of a controversial push for penalties against producers…
The state is about to take on Hollywood's obsession with youth.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar