A potential Great WGA Debate isn't going to happen. Current WGA West president Daniel Petrie Jr. has spurned challenger Eric Hughes' offer of a public debate, saying it would take attendance away…
The Hollywood Film Festival will present its Hollywood Cinematographer of the Year award to Caleb Deschanel on Oct. 18. Deschanel was Oscar-nominated for lensing "The Right Stuff," "The Natural,"…
The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has joined the national Don't Count Us Out coalition opposing Nielsen Media Research's new Local People Meter ratings system.
Leaders of the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have pledged support of their journalist members in the exercise of First Amendment rights, approving a four-part resolution on a…
A former TV exec has been charged with felony wiretapping of his ex-employer while he was working for two other TV production companies.
A plan for Hollywood guilds to hand several million dollars to the Motion Picture & Television Fund has hit a pair of bumps.
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped veteran labor organizer David J. Young its director of organizing, with a goal of expanding guild coverage in reality TV and animation.
The gloves have come off in the contest for the WGA West presidency between Daniel Petrie Jr. and Eric Hughes.
The state of New Mexico has approved $11 million in loans to finance a feature film and a telepic to be shot in the state.
Paramount-based Robert Cort Prods. has hired a mother and her two children to pen an untitled family comedy set in suburban Los Angeles. The writers are Emily Dwass, high school senior Amy…
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has tapped 17 docus for the eighth annual InFact Theatrical Documentary Showcase, to be held Aug. 20-26 at the ArcLight in Hollywood.