The Intl. Documentary Assn. has tapped William Greaves to receive its 2004 career achievement award. Kudos will be presented at the 20th annual IDA Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards Gala…
Fred T. Gallo will retire as Paramount's president of feature production management in January and move into a production deal with the studio.
The 8th Annual Hollywood Film Festival tapped Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11," "The Motorcycle Diaries" and "The Sea Inside" for major awards.
Top showbiz agents are perturbed over what they see as an end run by SAG to re-regulate the tenpercenters while freezing out the Assn. of Talent Agents, which had been the official negotiating entity…
The Directors Guild of America's national board has tapped Steven Soderbergh to fill its national VP post for the next year after Ed Sherin stepped down from the position.
The American Society of Cinematographers has tapped Gilbert Cates to receive its Board of Governors Award. The org designates the annual kudo to an individual who has made "significant and enduring"…
Hollywood union publicists have tapped Fox Filmed Entertainment co-chairmen Jim Gianopulos and Tom Rothman to receive their Motion Picture Showmanship Award.
A federal judge has dismissed a screenwriter's suit against the WGA West over how it awarded credited on "The Last Samurai," asserting the guild has wide discretion in credits administration.
Producer David Permut ("Face/Off") has acquired the rights to the screenplay "Goodbye Dali," penned by Yaniv Raz and veteran thesp Allan Rich, a comic look at Rich's relationship with the Spanish…
The ad industry and the American Federation of Musicians have reached a tentative agreement for a three-year contract covering $100 million in wages.
Having just reached a deal with studios and networks, the Writers Guild now has a headache awaiting it in court. It's facing a Dec. 14 trial in Los Angeles over how it awards screenwriter credits.