Ron Bass got the top vote total among candidates elected to eight Writers Guild of America West board seats, with members opting mostly for incumbents.
The Screen Actors Guild has moved its 2004 awards ceremony two weeks later to Feb. 22 from Feb. 8, avoiding a direct conflict with the British Academy of Film & Television Arts awards.
Paramount Pictures and MTV Films have tapped helmer Tony Scott to go into battle with "The Warriors."
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Tom La Grua, who served as chairman of the Screen Actors Guild's last two negotiating teams, has been named to the guild's newly created post of national director of contract strategy.
SAG has invited leaders of the Canadian actors union next month to Hollywood to hammer out details of its Global Rule One policy.
Allies of prexy Melissa Gilbert gained a commanding majority on the Screen Actors Guild national board, according to late election results Monday night.
Marcie Wright, owner and principal of the Wright Concept, a boutique literary agency, was released on her own recognizance Monday after pleading not guilty to grand theft and fraud charges.
Paramount Pictures is looking to bring back more of Elvis Presley, whose disc of 30 No. 1 hits debuts today.
ClearPlay, a specialist in parental movie filtering technology, has blasted the Directors Guild's recent legal strike against sanitized versions of Hollywood films.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, which reps more than 100,000 below-the-line showbiz workers in the U.S. and Canada, has opted for early negotiations with studios starting in…