The Screen Actors Guild, showing a rare sense of harmony, has tapped veteran entertainment industry exec John F. Cooke to serve in the expanded capacity of CEO/national exec director.
As the Screen Actors Guild moves into the final days of negotiations prior to its film-TV contract expiration, it faces nagging headaches stemming from last year's six-month strike against…
Hollywood's de facto strike on features has dramatically slowed work by craft union members in the last 30 days, with some units seeing employment cut by as much as 50%.
The Directors Guild of America has tapped prexy Jack Shea for a third two-year term as it starts prepping for contract bargaining with studios and nets.
Negotiators for actors and studios began knuckling down over the weekend, holding their first Saturday and Sunday sessions in a serious effort to craft a deal by Saturday's deadline.
Once will be enough for John Wells, who has decided against seeking a second two-year term as president of the Writers Guild of America West.
With only a little over a week before contract expiration, negotiators for actors and studios pledged Thursday to stop pussyfooting and step up efforts to make a deal by the deadline.
The last act of "Hollywood Negotiations 2001" is about to launch, as both sides prep for the critical final phase of bargaining.
Negotiators for Hollywood's actors are creeping out onto the high wire, employing a risky strategy of leisurely taking film-TV contract talks down to the June 30 expiration.
As many as 19 Screen Actors Guild branch offices targeted for possible closure will remain open for the rest of the year.
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