The Writers Guild of America East has blasted Republicans leaders in Michigan for passing legislation that makes Michigan a "right to work" state.
Variety's Jill Goldsmith and Rachel Abrams write that a number of media moguls are now urging Washington lawmakers to come to a deal to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff," saying that "principled…
Comcast chairman Brian Roberts and Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman were among chieftains across industries who begged politicians to avert the fiscal cliff, the prospects for which look increasingly grim…
There's a meme about Kathyrn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty," set to be released next week, that is taking hold among columnists and other opinion makers: The movie, about the hunt for Osama bin Laden…
No business is changing more than music and Frankenheimer is as close as anyone to the moving parts.
Hergott repped Kathleen Kennedy when she was named co-chair and of Lucasfilm in June and Rich Ross when was hired in October as CEO by TV production house Shine America, which is owned by News Corp.
Mickey Mayerson, managing partner, Los Angeles office; chair, Entertainment Finance Practice; co-chair, Corporate Media and Entertainment Practice, Loeb & Loeb
Mayerson's office is a clearinghouse for the wealthy of the world looking to invest in film. "Every week a new financing party comes in.
Joshua Grode, partner and head of corporate department, Liner Grode Stein Yankelevitz Sunshine Regenstreif & Taylor
Grode repped Summit Entertainment in its January sale to Lionsgate. "It was tricky because they were in the same business and literally around the corner from each other," says Grode.
Brakin's recent high-profile finance/distribution deals include "Lincoln" with DreamWorks, "Promised Land" with Focus Features, "The Help" with DreamWorks, "Contagion" with Warner Bros. and "The Best…
Erramouspe assisted Ryan Seacrest Productions in negotiating the sale of a minority stake to radio giant Clear Channel in January and is also advising Seacrest in "establishing businesses outside his…
"We do a lot of financing work with various lenders, especially for key clients like Lionsgate," says Spicer, who represented Comerica Bank in the negotiation and documentation of single-picture…