Hollywood talent agents are projected to see approximately $8 million in new commissions in each of the three years of the tentative SAG-ATA pact, with a significant part of those monies going into a…
It's all about clout at the Producers Guild of America. The PGA has essentially gone from 400 to 1,600 members, merging with the American Assn. of Producers and focusing the org on sorting out the…
Carl Reiner has been tapped to return as host of the 54th annual Directors Guild of America Awards on March 9 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.
Author-screenwriter Ryne Douglas Pearson has sold a pitch for an action-adventure set in outer space to James Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment for mid-six figures.
The Guild insists it won't budge from its May 1 deadline for a groundbreaking change in its enforcement of work rules. That stubborness has persisted amid a battered image, pervasive bickering, a…
The campaign to sell the proposed actors-agents deal took several hits on its opening day, with SAG presidential contender Valerie Harper blasting it and predicting defeat in a member referendum. Its…
Stage manager Anita Cooper-Avrick has been tapped to receive this year's Directors Guild of America's Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award.
Steven Jay Rubin's Fast Carrier Pictures has optioned rights to Renaissance murder mystery "A Fallen Angel," a spec script by ex-U.S. Army officer Fred Chiaventone.
The agents and actors finally closed their deal late Friday. But its ultimate fate remains uncertain. Under the tentative agreement, ad agencies would be allowed to hold a 10% stake in talent…
The Writers Guild of America West has named the late David Angell, who died Sept. 11 on a hijacked plane, as this year's recipient of the Valentine Davies Award.
California regulators have warned more than a dozen operators of "casting director workshops" in Los Angeles that they are breaking the law by charging actors to audition.