WGA West president Victoria Riskin is taking the guild's campaign against media consolidation directly to the FCC.
Shakespeare & Co. in Lenox, Mass., has announced an extended 2003 season, its 26th, to run May 16-Dec. 21. It will include full-scale mainstage productions of "King Lear" and "Much Ado About Nothing"…
Revolution Studios has acquired comedy pitch "Sumo" from "Master of Disguise" scribe Harris Goldberg for Mark Sternberg to produce.
Scribes Ahna Tessler and Laura Engle are taking Dimension Films on a field trip.
While rumblings have been heard in Gotham's festival community that the downtown upstart may encroach on the territory of established events like the New York Film Festival and New Directors New…
Veteran war correspondent Peter Arnett stuck it to former employer CNN on a conference call from Baghdad. Arnett last week broke the news that the war had begun -- just as he did in the 1991 Gulf War…
After weeks of speculation, GQ has named Jim Nelson, the mag's second in command, to succeed editor-in-chief Art Cooper, who announced his retirement last month after 20 years.
Fox's retro-styled romantic comedy "Down With Love" may get the second Tribeca Film Festival off to an effervescent start, but new exec director Peter Scarlet is not shying away from the harsh…
The AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival, running November 6-16, has announced a call for entries.
The Universal TV Group has put all of its overseas cable networks under veteran exec Patrick Vien.
The Humanitas Prize, which fetes human values in TV and film writing, has issued its annual call for submissions.