In another strong signal that the Writers Guild war is nearing an end, WGA East prexy Herb Sargent has sent a communique to the West arm of the guild indicating it is ready to negotiate a settlement…
In more good news for working actors, SAG performers' earnings from commercials rose a steady 5% to $527 million in 1996, the Screen Actors Guild announced in a report released Friday.
Indie film distrib Overseas Filmgroup Inc. reported 22% higher earnings of $434,940 in the third quarter, it said Friday, on 22% higher revenues of $6.08 million.
Stage technicians at the La Jolla Playhouse have voted unanimously for representation by the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, it was announced Thursday.
Sony Pictures Releasing, which has enjoyed one of the most remarkable reversals of fortune in recent film history, is expected today to smash the all time domestic gross record of $1.202 billion in a…
The Screen Actors Guild has announced the opening of a Puerto Rico office. An inauguration event is scheduled for Monday at the Caribe Hilton Hotel in San Juan.
Warner Bros. has sparked a storm among studios bidding for the 1,000-title Epic film library, by asserting that its homevid deal with MGM gives it ownership to the video rights on the Epic catalog…
Wall Street gave Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. a weak reception when the Lion stock began trading on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, with MGM stock trading most of the day below its $20 offering…
When Lowell (Bud) Paxson, chairman of Paxson Communications, announces the details of his seventh broadcast network made up of family-oriented-series reruns on Nov. 18, his TV stations, which now…
Sony Pictures Entertainment's international arm, Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl., has announced the appointment of one executive --- new French marketing director Jose Dubey --- and the…