Studios Intl. has joined Sunday's USC School of Cinema-Television's 75th Anniversary Gala as the underwriting sponsor. Event will be held at the university's renovated Bovard Auditorium, a venue that…
Hollywood scribes have endorsed a middle-of-the-road course, selecting mostly members of president Daniel Petrie Jr.'s Stronger Guild slate in WGA West voting.
Paramount Pictures has set Gavin O'Connor to direct Jude Law in "Dexterity," the Karen Croner-scripted drama that is gearing up for a May start after 12 years in development.
Paramount Pictures Motion Picture Group has promoted veteran exec Jeffrey Freedman to senior VP of business affairs. He'll be responsible for negotiating for services of producers, directors, writers…
Hollywood is nervously optimistic over Thursday's resumption of DGA contract talks following a three-week break. Execs have been heartened by two developments. . .
The Writers Guild of America East has delayed announcing results of its election due to possible mishandling of 16 eligible ballots and will ask those members to vote again.
The Hollywood Film Festival has tapped Mel Gibson as its Hollywood Producer of the Year. Kudo will be bestowed as part of the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony on Oct. 18 at the Beverly Hilton.
Writers Guild of America members have opted for moderation over revolution, overwhelmingly electing appointed incumbent Daniel Petrie Jr. over reform-minded challenger Eric Hughes as WGA West…
Tyro screenwriter Ali Russell has launched feature production banner Elysium Entertainment with a pair of comicbook-based projects -- "The 10th Muse" and an untitled Rob Liefeld vehicle.
A former entertainment industry executive has pleaded no contest to wiretapping his ex-employer, FX, while he was working for two other TV production companies.
Cody Cluff, former head of the Entertainment Industry Development Corp., has been sentenced to three years' probation and ordered to pay $80,000 for embezzling public funds.