In a sign SAG has not abandoned its hope of re-starting talks with Hollywood agents, guild leaders have reached out to high-profile members on the hot-button issue of SAG's expired master franchise…
Off-lot feature production in Los Angeles remained moderate last month but well above the deeply depressed activity of July 2001, figures released Thursday showed.
Key runaway production legislation passed its first test in the California State Senate on 4-0 approval by that body's Revenue and Taxation Committee.
Susannah Grant ("Erin Brockovich") is stepping toward "In Her Shoes" for Fox 2000 and Scott Free Prods. Grant has agreed to pen the screenplay, based on Jennifer Weiner's soon-to-be published comic…
The Writers Guild of America West has formed an organizing department to target basic cable programming, TV and feature animation, documentaries, reality/gameshows and indie/low-budget features.
Veteran film exec David Blackman has been tapped VP at Fox-based Wendy Finerman Prods., where he will bring in and oversee projects.
The American Federation of Musicians has agreed to renewed its two-year pact covering Internet distribution of music from more than 75 leading symphonies, ballets and operas.
The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists is trying to sugarcoat its nasty feud with SAG but also has told the guild to wait at least three more months before it will meet over…
Three years ago, the notion of spending $20 million to open a new studio facility in downtown Los Angeles seemed bizarre even to its backers.
Hollywood's attempt to slow runaway production has two major hurdles coming up. The first battle will center on Assembly Bill 2747, legislation backed by California Gov. Gray Davis and showbiz labor…
The Writers Guild of America has shifted the eligibility period for its TV awards from Sept. 1 to Nov. 30, opening up those kudos to shows launched in the fall season.