The Directors Guild fete for TV movie nominees on Feb. 18 struck an understandably sober tone, given the war themes of several nominees' telepics and escalating tensions with Iraq.
Paramount Pictures has bought film rights to "Sleeping With Schubert," a tale of a modern musical prodigy, for mid-six figures for Lorenzo di Bonaventura to produce.
California's legislative analyst has proposed killing the 3-year-old Film California First incentive program as one of dozens of cuts to close the state's $26 billion deficit.
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped writer-producer David W. Rintels, a past WGA president, as this year's recipient of the Morgan Cox Award for service to the guild.
Skyrocketing costs have forced the AFTRA health plan to tighten eligibility and charge its first-ever premium for individual coverage. Details have not yet been announced to members but will include…
The Directors Guild of America has tapped past president Jud Taylor to receive its Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award for "extraordinary service" to the guild and its membership.
Canada is fighting to lure Hollywood filmmakers back over the border by offering increased tax breaks for foreign producers.
Forget early negotiations. The Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have tentatively scheduled a Sept. 3 start for negotiations with the ad industry on a new…
Sony-based Pariah Prods. has bought a religion-themed thriller pitch from scribe-helmer Irving Belateche.
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped David E. Kelley as this year's recipient of the Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television.