SAG and AFTRA leaders have journeyed to Hollywood, Fla., to seek help from the nation's labor leaders over bringing about the proposed merger of the performers' unions.
The Writers Guild of Canada has blasted the Canadian government's recent decision to boost incentives for foreign producers while cutting its support of the Canadian Television Fund.
Seven Academy Award nominees have been tapped as presenters for Saturday's Directors Guild of America awards ceremonies at the Century Plaza.
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SAG prexy Melissa Gilbert has endorsed the U. of Michigan's affirmative action admissions policies, joining a variety of supporters who assert such policies foster racial and ethnic diversity.
SAG and AFTRA are prepping campaigns costing hundreds of thousands of dollars to persuade 135,000 members of the need to merge the nation's leading performers unions.
Showbizzers, it's time to mark your calendars: It's about 245 days until the SAG/AFTRA commercials contract expires -- and the two unions are again in no hurry to start negotiations.
The Directors Guild fete for TV movie nominees on Feb. 18 struck an understandably sober tone, given the war themes of several nominees' telepics and escalating tensions with Iraq.
Paramount Pictures has bought film rights to "Sleeping With Schubert," a tale of a modern musical prodigy, for mid-six figures for Lorenzo di Bonaventura to produce.
California's legislative analyst has proposed killing the 3-year-old Film California First incentive program as one of dozens of cuts to close the state's $26 billion deficit.
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped writer-producer David W. Rintels, a past WGA president, as this year's recipient of the Morgan Cox Award for service to the guild.