Off-lot feature production in Los Angeles has remained at depressed levels far below last year's super-charged pace.
Fred Films has signed its first agreement with the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and its Motion Picture Screen Cartoonists Local 839 for work on animated features.
Hollywood's agents are rewriting the rules on representation contracts. The tenpercenteries have been taking advantage of the disappearance of Screen Actors Guild regulations that used to govern how…
Longtime SAG exec John Sucke, the target of extensive criticism for last year's bungled SAG election, has announced his retirement.
The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has tapped PR vet Jayne Wallace to become its first national communications director.
A move to place limits on which SAG members can vote has been blasted as undemocratic by board member and former presidential candidate Eugene Boggs.
Moving long-stalled "The Hot Zone" toward the fast track, 20th Century Fox has attached "The Deep End" filmmaking team of Scott McGehee and David Siegel to co-direct the viral thriller.
The most recent state analysis of the key California bill to fight runaway production has boosted the cost estimate of the legislation by 57% to $650 million.
Continuing the ongoing squeeze on middle-class actors, the number of feature and TV jobs for Screen Actors Guild members plunged 9.3% last year to 48,167.
Fox 2000 has captured "Catch That Girl," paying mid-six figures for remake rights to the Danish teen-adventure pic of the same name.
IATSE Local 695, a Hollywood union repping 1,400 sound/video technicians and TV engineers, has backed investigating possible penalties against producers that use Canadian subsidies on projects…