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.
Participant Prods. has hired marketing specialists Buffy Shutt and Kathy Jones to strategize and orchestrate marketing at Jeff Skoll's socially conscious shingle.
Hollywood union publicists have tapped Fox's "Borat" and "The Devil Wears Prada" along with Paramount-DreamWorks' "Dreamgirls," Warner Bros.' "Happy Feet" and Universal's "United 93" as finalists for…
A trade association of entertainment personal managers has asked Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to investigate acting state labor commissioner Robert A. Jones for his actions in a long-running dispute…
Mark Amin's Sobini Films has hired David W. Higgins as president of production to oversee all creative aspects of its operations.