Talk about a graduation present for Shawn Ku. With Ku due to receive a USC film degree Friday, Warner Bros. has signed him to a deal to develop musical "Dramarama" with the intent to direct the…
Hollywood writers have offered mostly solid support to their leaders amid the recessed negotiations with studios. About 400 members of the Writers Guild of America West attended a low-key but intense…
The DGA has tapped Robert De Niro to receive an award at the Fifth Directors Guild of America Honors on Sept. 29 in Gotham.
With the monthlong news blackout lifted, WGA East president Herb Sargent has given a downbeat view of the state of contract negotiations with studios and nets.
Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies have endorsed "Duck for President." Studio and shingle have jointly optioned the book from Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing.
Hollywood's labor outlook just got a lot nastier. Writers Guild of America negotiations entered the trench warfare stage late last week: Talks broke down May 5 with both sides sniping at each other…
Off-lot film production in Los Angeles County generated solid levels of activity in April, jumping 36% from March, while TV production remained robust.
With the monthlong news blackout lifted for a week, the Writers Guild of America has gone on a charm offensive and sought to reassure showbiz that it's not looking to go on strike.
Negotiations between showbiz scribes and studios have turned acrimonious, heightening the possibility of a Writers Guild strike. Bargaining broke off Wednesday after the WGA spurned the companies'…
AFMA's board has extended the contracts of Jean Prewitt as president and CEO and Jonathan Wolf as exec VP and managing director through 2006.