The Producers Guild of America has tapped Jack Valenti, Robert Evans, George Lucas and Rita Wilson as winners of its 2002 honorary awards.
Viacom Entertainment Group topper Jonathan L. Dolgen has been tapped as Pioneer of the Year by the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation.
Returning to the Hollywood trenches after nearly a year away, former Paramount TV Group chairman Kerry McCluggage has launched Craftsman Films to produce features and TV projects.
The Screen Actors Guild has tapped Clint Eastwood as the 2002 recipient of its Life Achievement Award, to be presented at the SAG Awards on March 9.
What agent deal? SAG has decided to keep punting a while longer on the question of re-regulating Hollywood agents. The guild's elected leaders declared a month ago that they wanted to head back to…
You'd think that bitterness over SAG's strike against advertisers would have dissipated after two years. But you'd be wrong.
Wait till next year. That's the outlook for the current versions of federal legislation to fight runaway production. Those efforts look to be headed for the back burner during the upcoming lame-duck…
In a sign that local feature production has emerged from its long slump, off-lot activity in Los Angeles hit the second-highest level of the year in October.
Paramount and Universal have officially confirmed the appointment of Stewart Till as chairman and CEO of United Intl. Pictures, the studios' overseas distribution co-venture.
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has signed a three-year deal with the Sundance Channel under which the latter will air highlights from December's 18th annual IDA Awards.
Health insurance is becoming a growing headache for Hollywood actors. Thesps have become generally demoralized over next year's pending benefit cuts and tightened eligibility for participants in the…