Faced with rock-hard resistance from studios and nets on changing the two-decade-old DVD formula, Hollywood's actors unions have opted instead for a three-year deal worth an estimated $200 million in…
When producers and execs complain about dealing with SAG, their frustration often tends to focus on one person -- Kent McCord. On Monday night, McCord led an early and open revolt against SAG's…
Gold Circle Films, which recently scored at the B.O. with "White Noise," has bought horror-thriller spec "Forsaken" from the scripting duo of Ari Margolis and Jim Morley III for low- against mid-six…
The Producers Guild of America has announced expansion of its year-old strategic relationship with computer-chip giant Intel Corp. The org said Saturday's 16th annual PGA Awards at Culver Studios…
The Writers Guild of America East has tapped John Sayles to receive this year's Ian McLellan Hunter Award for lifetime achievement in writing. "John Sayles' career has provided inspiration to writers…
Basketball was front and center at Par's post-preem bash for "Coach Carter" Thursday at the Highlands, where there was a full court plus dozens of balls throughout serving areas. Though no pickup…
The normally low-key Producers Guild of America took a very public turn in Oct. 6 when it launched a full-bore Truth in Credits campaign to eliminate undeserved producer credits.
The serial-killer genre has struck again, this time at Warner Bros. and Paramount Pictures. The studios are in advanced negotiations to co-finance "Zodiac," a thriller detailing the obsessive efforts…
Los Angeles County saw solid levels of off-lot film production in December, up 19% from a year ago, while TV production remained on a hot pace, fueled by reality TV.
Two years after shunning Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine," the Directors Guild of America has tapped his "Fahrenheit 9/11" as a finalist for its documentary award.