William Froug, the Emmy-winning writer-producer, author and screenwriting professor who restructured UCLA's entire screenwriting program, died of natural causes at the Tidwell House Hospice in…
The Writers Guild of America has amped up its battle with NBC's documentary-reality operation Peacock Prods., taking its unionization case to Comcast/NBCU topper Stephen Burke.
The Writers Guild of America has tightened up the eligibility for its documentary screenplay awards and will only allow scripts that have been written under its jurisdiction or one of its sister…
If you're an aspiring writer or director, tread cautiously in the tempting terrain of showbiz fables, populated with colorful, oversized characters from the annals of pop culture history. This year's…
Joan Rivers blasted the Writers Guild of America in her first public comment about the threat of being expelled over her work on E! Network’s “Fashion Police.” “This is such a bunch of bullshit,”…
The Directors Guild Awards has added two new honors for 2014, while also clarifying that digitally distributed series are eligible for major existing honors.
“House of Cards” will be eligible for Writers Guild of America awards, with the WGA revising guidelines to allow series that have been produced for initial exhibition in new media. The WGA did not…
The Writers Guild of America has selected the JW Marriott at L.A. Live and the Edison Ballroom in New York City as the venues for its simultaneous Feb. 1 awards presentations.
VANCOUVER — The Writers Guild of Canada handed out seven awards Monday evening at its 17th Screenwriting Awards in Toronto. Martin Gero took home the TV Drama honor for the first episode of "The L.A…
Next year's kudofest will be more than two weeks earlier.
Emmy-winning and Oscar- and Tony-nominated writer Fay Kanin, who was the first full-term female president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, an advocate for film preservation and a…