The DGA has re-elected veteran director Michael Apted to a two-year term as president. Apted, who joined the DGA in 1978, was chosen Saturday via acclamation by 130 delegates to the guild's national…
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has nominated feature films, shorts, continuing series and limited series for its achievement awards. Winners will be feted at the IDA Awards Benefit Gala Dec. 9 at the…
Prolific producer John Davis, a mainstay of the Fox stable for more than a decade, has extended his first-look deal with 20th Century Fox for five years.
Paramount's tapped Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Auburn to pen an off-kilter adventure version of the seminal knight's story "St. George and the Dragon" with Red Wagon's Doug Wick and Lucy…
The Directors Guild of America and the Assn. of Independent Commercial Producers have reached a tentative agreement for a four-year commercial contract.
The Screen Actors Guild is on the verge of a major makeover as a diverse trio of candidates look to replace prexy Melissa Gilbert. Results will be announced today for the election pitting Robert…
Two heads are better than one for the Motion Picture Assn. of America. For the first time, the org has divided duties at the top, with Bob Pisano heading up its L.A. operations as president and chief…
Paramount has purchased a comedy pitch about women's roller derby from the sibling scribe team of Jeff and Craig Cox and set it up for development with former Par president Tom Jacobson and MTV Films.
Two-time Oscar nominee Richard H. Kline will receive the American Society of Cinematographers' lifetime achievement award. Kudos will be presented at the 20th annual ASC Outstanding Achievement…
Harrison Ford will topline Civil War thriller "Manhunt" for Walden Media, portraying war hero Col. Everton Conger, leader of the search for Abraham Lincoln's assassin. "Manhunt" will be produced by…
Hollywood writers, strongly endorsing a strategy of organizing non-union work, have elected Patric Verrone over Ted Elliott for the presidency of the Writers Guild of America West.