Russian film director Nikita Mikhalkov has won a bitter struggle for control of the country's cinematography union.
SAG and AFTRA have come to terms with Madison Avenue -- so will that pave the way for SAG to settle its long-running contract impasse with Hollywood's majors?
Negotiations between Madison Avenue and actors have gone into overtime. Bargaining has continued early Wednesday morning at the Crowne Plaza in New York, several hours past the midnight expiration…
The declining financial markets have hammered the value of all three Hollywood guild pension plans -- which may lead to tightened eligibility and reduced benefits.
The visit of the stars of "The West Wing" to Capitol Hill to support the Employee Free Choice Act triggered a scathing response from opponents of the bill, including Brian Worth, who heads the…
Negotiations between Madison Avenue and actors may be headed into overtime, with bargaining continuing a few hours before the commercials contract expires.
Today's court ruling by a three-judge panel in Minnesota appears to be a fatal blow to Norm Coleman's efforts to overcome a 225-vote deficit in his race against Al Franken. The judges essentially…
Variety's Paul Harris writes from Capitol Hill today on the full-throttle lobbying effort being waged by arts orgs to increase the government's funding for the National Endowments as well as some tax…
Leaders of arts organizations from around the country descended on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to trumpet the importance of the arts to the economy and culture.
Leo Kirch suffered a major legal setback on Tuesday after the Munich state court rejected demands by one of his companies for more than e2 billion ($2.7 billion) in compensation from Deutsche Bank in…
Producer Robert Greenwald returned from Afghanistan over the weekend as part of his ongoing, online documentary "Rethink Afghanistan," which questions the strategy of sending 17,000 additional troops…