Citing lack of a central repository for Hollywood's design work, a group of industryites has announced formation of a nonprofit Center for Film & TV Design.
Citing the production boom in areas beyond traditional features and TV, the Producers Guild of America has formally recognized producers of new media.
AFTRA national exec director Greg Hessinger and veteran broadcaster Belva Davis have been tapped to speak at next week's FCC hearings on setting new equal employment opportunity rules.
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$25.9M Sony / Screen Gems -71.48%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$578,865 Cumulative:$306.6M Disney -72.21%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$522,465 Cumulative:$16.4M Warner Brothers -87.42%
SAG leaders have taken a potentially significant step toward hammering out a new master franchise agreement with agents to replace the guild regulations that expired two months ago.
The Writers Guild of America East has decided to bring its PR functions inhouse and tapped entertainment industry veteran Sindy Gordon to manage all aspects of public relations and events.
The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has promoted execs Herta Suarez and Andy Schefman to newly created national staff posts.
Five months after cracking down on "pay-to-audition" operations, the state of California has scheduled a July 9 hearing to examine casting workshops.
Production-management shingle Guy Walks Into a Bar has set up a wedding comedy pitch by Molly McAlpine ("Number One Girl") at Intermedia Films.
A year after deciding to step down as president of the Screen Actors Guild, William Daniels has taken out a petition to run for the SAG board.
The Screen Actors Guild, which recently ended its franchise agreement over concerns about agents taking stakes in production entities, apparently has no such problems with its top executive.