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Typically, awards-season attention is directed at lead actors and actresses who have at least attained voting age. But 2012 should be remembered for remarkable performances from thesps of fewer years.
Jill Pietrini, a trademark litigator with a client list in the music, film and fashion industries, has joined Sheppard Mullin as a partner in the firm's intellectual property practice group.
CAA's Roeg Sutherland, Constantin Film's Martin Moszkowicz and Exclusive Media Group's Nigel Sinclair are among the speakers set for Variety and Winston Baker's second Film Finance Forum at the…
AMC's "Breaking Bad," ABC's "Modern Family" and NBC's "30 Rock" led the way with three nominations apiece in the TV heat for the 2011 Writers Guild Awards.

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