Film U.S., an organization of state and local film commissions, has endorsed a controversial effort to seek a ruling from the World Trade Organization that Canadian production subsidies are illegal.
Bargaining between actors and the ad industry has been set to start Sept. 23, five weeks prior to expiration of the current three-year contract and three years after a six-month strike.
Seeking to quash the corruption that's become epidemic among extras wanting membership in the Screen Actors Guild, the union's national executive committee has passed a resolution to end the…
Reps of the ad industry are expected to begin meeting soon with SAG and AFTRA on a new commercials contract proposal, three years after performers staged the longest strike in Hollywood history over…
Newcomer Gil Kenan is about to move into a scary mansion as his first studio directing gig, selling his pitch "Monster House" to DreamWorks for Robert Zemeckis' ImageMovers to produce.
Hollywood should brace itself for another rocky ride with writers. The complex and contentious issues of DVD residuals, jurisdiction over reality TV, healthcare costs and free rewrites have become…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has slammed the California recall election, becoming the first showbiz union to take a stand on the Oct. 7 vote.
Two Los Angeles men have been charged with embezzling thousands of dollars for allegedly participating in "sham" recording sessions during the past five years.
Leaders of AFTRA have reiterated their opposition to the FCC's attempt to ease media ownership rules.
Paramount wants Samuel L. Jackson to join the "Coach Carter" team. Par launched the project last year when it acquired film rights to the life story of Ken Carter, the controversial boys' basketball…