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.
"In America" director Jim Sheridan has signed on to helm Paramount/MTV action-adventure pic "Locked and Loaded," featuring rap star 50 Cent.
Although the tentative deal reached by the Writers Guild has received strong backing from the WGA West board (16-1), the WGA East Council has given only a 10-6 endorsement to the pact.
Paramount and Carsey-Werner have decided to go miniature golfing, snapping up an untitled pitch from Bobby Newmyer and Scott Strauss' Outlaw Prods.