Contract talks between studios and actors unions have broken off with no date set for resumption.
The post-holiday foreign box office generated solid but not spectacular business as 2005 launched with respectable perfs from "The Incredibles," "Meet the Fockers," "National Treasure," "The…
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped veteran writer-producer Susan Harris to receive its Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television. Kudos will be presented at the 57th annual WGA Awards…
The Directors Guild of America has tapped ABC Primetime Entertainment president Stephen McPherson to receive the guild's diversity award. Kudos will be presented at the 57th annual DGA Awards dinner…
MTV Films has hired New Regency exec Jason Weiss as senior director of development and promoted Gregg Goldin and Carrie Beck to director of development and story editor, respectively.
Lisa Zeno Churgin has been re-elected to a second three-year term as president of the Motion Picture Editors Guild, which operates as Local 700 of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.
The American Society of Cinematographers has moved its awards show forward a week to Feb. 13 and switched venues from the Century Plaza Hotel to the Hollywood & Highland complex due to a union…
On Jan. 6, Paramount announced Brad Grey's hiring as film topper, so the exec spent the day going through the customary ceremonial ritual. He huddled with key staffers, shook hands with supplicants…
Revolution Studios has found a manager for its "Bench Warmers." Studio is in negotiations with veteran comedy director Dennis Dugan ("National Security") to helm the baseball laffer.
The American Cinema Editors have tapped James L. Brooks to receive this year's ACE Golden Eddie filmmaker of the year award.
Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou, director of "House of Flying Daggers," has been tapped to receive the Art Directors Guild's Cinematic Imagery Award.