Thomas Short, president of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, has taken another shot at the Writers Guild of America. In a press release issued Wednesday, the IATSE topper president…
Chris Bender and JC Spink have promoted a trio of managers to partner at their Benderspink shingle -- Charlie Gogolak, head of lit management; Jill McElroy, lit manager; and Jake Weiner, head of…
Fox's "The Simpsons" took four nominations while NBC's "The Office" received three for TV awards from the Writers Guild of America. Two new NBC skeins -- "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" and "30 Rock"…
The Producers Guild of America has tapped TV awards show producer Ken Ehrlich to receive its 2007 Visionary Award. Nod recognizing producers and/or a TV or film production demonstrating a "unique or…
Elie Intl. and Martone Prods. have optioned life rights to produce a film on the award-winning reporter-photographer Bernard Diederich.
Principal photography has launched on a screen version of David Foster Wallace's "Brief Interviews With Hideous Men." John Krasinski ("The Office") directs his own adaptation.
Nala Films has given life to "Open Grave," launching development of Eddie and Chris Borey's thriller with a planned start date of mid-2007.
The Slamdance Film Festival has selected 73 short films to screen at the Jan. 18-27 event in Park City, Utah. Slamdance, which runs concurrently with Sundance, announced Tuesday that the selections…
Julia Roberts will produce a feature adaptation of Lolly Winston's bestselling novel "Happiness Sold Separately," with an eye to star in the pic. Scott Coffey ("Ellie Parker") will direct and adapt.
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped Robert Benton as the recipient of its Screen Laurel Award. Benton will be presented the kudo at the guild's Feb. 11 awards ceremony.
SAG Awards producer Jeff Margolis has tapped the producing team for the kudos, set for Jan. 28 at the Shrine Auditorium. Kathy Connell will produce for the 13th consecutive year.