German TV producers association Bundesverband Deutscher Fernsehproduzenten has agreed to merge with two other associations to form one large interest group for TV and movie producers named Allianz…
Incoming Korean President Lee Myung-bak has called for sweeping deregulation of the broadcasting industry and a broad realignment of the government's regulatory bodies.
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U.K. exhib Cineworld delivered a solid trading update Friday ahead of the publication of its preliminary annual results for 2007 on March 18.
WGA East has come up with its solution for how to handle the Writers Guild Awards ceremony. It won't be the usual black-tie dinner, but an "informal reception" on Feb. 9 at the Hudson Theater. WGA…
RTL Group has appointed Bert Habets CEO of it Dutch company, RTL Nederlands, beginning Feb. 1. Habets, 37, joined the web in 1999 and has been its chief financial officer since 2001.
Former WGA West prexy John Wells has weighed in on Craig Mazin's Artful Writer blog on the merits of the DGA pact. On balance, it's a very good deal, with gains in key areas, sez Wells. He points to…
The WGA's inked a deal with director-producer Doug Liman's startup Jackson Bites, aimed at creating TV-style programming for alternative distribution.
DGA prexy Michael Apted’s message to the town: ‘We were stirred by their concerns and their passion’
DGA prexy Michael Apted lays out the case for the deal in an op-ed piece in today's Los Angeles Times. We went into the talks keenly aware of the painful drama that is playing out in the streets…
That, and other news, in today’s Political Panorama. An average news consumer may wonder just what exactly is going on in the presidential race, as surrogates appear to have taken over the — well, I…
I am delighted to announce that this afternoon, the DGA reached an agreement with the AMPTP on the terms of a new Basic Agreement which is subject to ratification by the members. The agreement…
Just because there's a DGA deal, it doesn't mean the WGA isn't curbing its enthusiasm for picketing and attention-getting demonstrations. The WGA East announced a pair of events today — a…
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