The Writers Guild of America has tapped "Babel," "Little Miss Sunshine," "The Queen," "Stranger Than Fiction" and "United 93" for its original screenplay award and "Borat," "The Departed," "The Devil…
The feud over "The Hobbit" is getting hotter and meaner. In the most recent sturm und drang over J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy novel, long-discussed as a project for "Lord of the Rings" helmer Peter…
The Writers Guild of America East has selected "Saturday Night Live" creator and exec producer Lorne Michaels to receive its Herb Sargent Award for Comedy Excellence.
The WGA West has named the late Daryl G. Nickens as the recipient of its Morgan Cox Honorary Service Award. Nickens, who died in July, will be recognized at the WGA Awards ceremonies on Feb. 11 at…
The Directors Guild of America has favored dramas on cable in its nominations for TV movie helmer, selecting Charles S. Dutton for Showtime's "Sleeper Cell: American Terror," Randa Haines for TNT's…
The WGA West has announced that senior exec Jane Nefeldt is retiring and that director of legal services Countess Williams has been promoted to assistant exec director.
Producers Jennifer Chaiken and Sebastian Dungan have launched 72 Prods., a Los Angeles-based production shingle backed by a private equity fund dedicated to acquisition and development of feature…
Former Screen Actors Guild exec Seth Oster is taking a top job with the Motion Picture Assn. of America as exec VP for communications. Oster, who ankled his post as national exec director for…
Long-stalled negotiations between CBS and the Writers Guild of America stayed at an impasse Monday with no new talks scheduled.
Michael Nash has been tapped prexy of Samuel L. Jackson's production company, Bushwazee Films. Nash most recently served as senior VP of development at Landscape Entertainment, overseeing development…
Thomas A. Walsh, production designer of "Desperate Housewives," has been re-elected president of the Art Directors Guild & Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists for a second three-year term.