The West Coast Office of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has hired longtime union labor attorney Leo Geffner as West Coast counsel.
The urge to merge may be overtaking the nation's top two performer unions. Leaders of SAG and AFTRA have set a third series of meetings over jurisdictional issues for next week and pledged strong…
The American Society of Cinematographers has tapped Richard Crudo as president and named John Bailey, Laszlo Kovacs and Owen Roizman VPs.
Hollywood publicists have tapped producer Jerry Bruckheimer as recipient of the 2003 Television Showmanship Award.
Paramount and DreamWorks are bringing "Killing Pablo" to life. Studios are co-financing the tale of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar and have tapped "Narc" writer-director Joe Carnahan to script and…
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped veteran comedy writer Aaron Ruben to receive its Valentine Davies Award for public service.
Showbiz guilds will flex plenty of muscle when FCC commissioners convene Thursday at Columbia U. for a daylong forum on the dangers of allowing further media consolidation.
The Writers Guild of America has ruled 201 films released last year as eligible for its screenplay awards and excluded a notable handful due as those pics not being signatories to its contract.
Marathon Entertainment has sued Nia Vardalos, star and writer of the smash comedy "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," for her alleged failure to pay 15% of her compensation from the film to the management…
The American Cinema Editors has tapped producer Kathleen Kennedy as this year's recipient of its ACE Golden Eddie award, making her the first female to receive the honor.