With commercial contract talks expected to launch soon, SAG and AFTRA leaders have stressed a united front in the face of the growing power of mega-congloms.
SAG and AFTRA have been looking the other way when members perform non-union work on cable nets.
The American Society of Cinematographers has nominated the late Conrad Hall for its outstanding achievement award for his work on "Road to Perdition."
American Cinema Editors has tapped Oscar winners Michael Kahn and Thelma Schoonmaker among its feature nominees for this year's ACE Eddie kudos.
IATSE prexy Thomas Short has joined the push for early negotiations for the town's writers and actors.
The Screen Actors Guild fired one of its top Latino execs last week, highlighting a continuing problem for the guild with its minority employees.
The American Cinema Editors board of directors has tapped veteran editors John Burnett and Tom Rolf to receive Lifetime Career Achievement Awards.
The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has tapped "60 Minutes" producer Don Hewitt to receive the union's first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Costume Designers Guild has tapped nine nominees for its awards honoring excellence in contemporary and period/fantasy films.
Three relative newcomers and two longtime vets were center stage in nominations for the 55th annual Directors Guild of America awards.