A federal judge has thrown out a conflict-of-interest suit calling for the ouster of SAG chief exec Bob Pisano from his post as the union's chief negotiator.
Studios and networks have warned casting directors of upcoming legal challenges if they persist in planning for a strike. Move comes in response to recent announcements from 400 casting directors and…
The Directors Guild of America has switched its Jan. 29 awards show to the Beverly Hilton Hotel from the Century Plaza due to a union boycott of the hotel.
The American Guild of Musical Artists has enacted a voluntary code of standards for agents and managers representing AGMA members with the goal of preventing what it claims is a "plethora" of…
Hollywood union publicists have tapped nominees for media and photography kudos at the 42nd annual Publicists Awards, to be held Feb. 22 at the BevHilton.
He's been called an "exquisitely bad" man, the sort of agent who will "foreclose on the family farm" to close a deal. Mike Ovitz? No, Scott Boras the baseball agent whose stratospheric deals for his…
Union actors will have to wait until next year for a new deal. SAG and AFTRA, which started negotiations Dec. 6 with the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers, said Thursday afternoon…
Paramount has acquired film rights to Tom Clancy's videogame "Splinter Cell" and hired Peter Berg ("Friday Night Lights") to direct. Michael Ovitz, Clancy's longtime manager, will produce; Berg…
Robert Zemeckis will receive a lifetime career achievement award from the Visual Effects Society in recognition of his contributions to the film industry that have advanced the craft of visual…
Casting directors and associates in Los Angeles and New York have moved a step closer to a strike if they aren't granted recognition as a bargaining unit represented by the Intl. Brotherhood of…