AFTRA has tapped Cedric the Entertainer and Roberta Flack to receive kudos at its inaugural AFTRA Media and Entertainment Excellence Awards for entertainment and recording artists, respectively.
Leaders of Actors' Equity Assn. have unanimously endorsed the current proposal to merge SAG and AFTRA into a new umbrella union called the Alliance of Intl. Media Artists.
Mailboxes and email inboxes of SAG and AFTRA members will fill up next week when the unions launch their pro-merger campaign.
Three-time Oscar nominee William J. Creber has been selected to receive the Hollywood Film Festival's Richard Sylbert Outstanding Achievement in Production Design Award.
Paramount has tapped Matthew McConaughey to topline "Sahara," a potential action-adventure franchise.
Significant opposition to the proposed SAG-AFTRA merger has emerged, portending a potentially bitter fight for the votes of SAG's 98,000 members.
A former Screen Actors Guild exec has sued the Guild, accusing the union of wrongful termination for his opposition to alleged racial discrimination within SAG.
The war in Iraq may still be under way, but Hollywood's battle against runaway production looks to have found a bit of relief thanks, in part, to the conflict.
It hasn't gone away, but the possessory credit is becoming less fashionable. During the 1990s, more than 70% of directors took the "A Film By . . ." credit, according to WGA surveys; unofficial…
Leaders of six unions repping journalists, including AFTRA and the WGA East, have called on Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld to investigate the recent deaths of journalists covering the war in…