Tollin/Robbins always has its game face on. Now the producers behind such sports-centered pics as "Varsity Blues," "Summer Catch," "Hardball" and "Radio" want even supporting actors to bring their…
Minority writers saw employment in primetime TV rise to 13% of all scripting slots last season from 10% in the previous one, according to stats released Thursday by the WGA West.
The Directors Guild of America has asserted that its campaign to ease the problem of late script delivery in episodic TV has started to pay off.
Paramount Motion Picture Group exec VP Bruce D. Tobey has been promoted and assigned the administrative responsibilities of veteran exec Bill Bernstein, who is segueing into a part-time role.
The Producers Guild of America, which had remained on the sidelines during the screener controversy, has asked studios to start sending award screeners to its 2,000 members.
Reflecting the industry's volatility, showbiz jobs in Hollywood declined by 5,500 in the third quarter to 111,500, according to a UCLA economic study released today.
Screen Actors Guild members remain in favor of a merger with AFTRA, according to a recent phone poll of 800 thesps.
Robert Cort Prods. has optioned Pamela Ribon's novel "Why Girls Are Weird" to develop as a romantic comedy, with Ribon penning the screenplay.
Visual effects pioneer Howard A. Anderson Jr. has been tapped to receive the American Society of Cinematographers Presidents Award.
The Directors Guild of America has promoted veteran execs Jon Larson and Louis Zogaib to the posts of assistant executive directors.
"The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and WAD Prods. have agreed to representation by the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees for below-the-line employees.