×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

H’w’d Film/B’cast Council elects Chassman

Allen kicked upstairs to president emeritus

The Hollywood Film and Broadcast Labor Council has renamed itself the Hollywood Entertainment Labor Council and elected Screen Actors Guild exec Leonard Chassman to a two-year term as president.

Chassman, SAG’s Hollywood executive director, replaces the retiring Gene Allen, who was named president emeritus.

Also elected to two-year terms for the org, which reps 300,000 workers in three dozen unions, were Scott Roth of Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 876, first VP; Paul Peterson, IATSE Local 767, second VP; G. Lynd Bingham, IATSE Local 33, third VP; and H. O’Neil Shanks, secretary-treasurer.

Named as vice presidents at large were Bill Elias, IATSE Local 700; Hal Espinosa, Professional Musicians Local 47; Pamm Fair, American Federation of Television & Radio Artists; Gavin Kopn, IATSE Local 816; and Bryan Unger, Directors Guild of America.

Three vice presidents at large will continue their terms for another year — Bruce Doering, IATSE Local 600; Carole Frazier, Local 892; and Richard Gabriel, American Federation of Musicians.

More Biz

  • Amy Schumer Detained

    Amy Schumer Hospitalized for Pregnancy-Related Condition, Postpones Tour Date

    The Hollywood Film and Broadcast Labor Council has renamed itself the Hollywood Entertainment Labor Council and elected Screen Actors Guild exec Leonard Chassman to a two-year term as president. Chassman, SAG’s Hollywood executive director, replaces the retiring Gene Allen, who was named president emeritus. Also elected to two-year terms for the org, which reps 300,000 […]

  • Lucian Grainge Universal Music Group

    Universal Music Group Posts Strong Third Quarter as Sale Talks Heat Up

    The Hollywood Film and Broadcast Labor Council has renamed itself the Hollywood Entertainment Labor Council and elected Screen Actors Guild exec Leonard Chassman to a two-year term as president. Chassman, SAG’s Hollywood executive director, replaces the retiring Gene Allen, who was named president emeritus. Also elected to two-year terms for the org, which reps 300,000 […]

  • Byron Allen, Eva Longoria, Barry Jenkins

    Byron Allen, Eva Longoria and Barry Jenkins to Keynote Variety's Annual Inclusion Summit

    The Hollywood Film and Broadcast Labor Council has renamed itself the Hollywood Entertainment Labor Council and elected Screen Actors Guild exec Leonard Chassman to a two-year term as president. Chassman, SAG’s Hollywood executive director, replaces the retiring Gene Allen, who was named president emeritus. Also elected to two-year terms for the org, which reps 300,000 […]

  • Sony Diversity Program

    Sony Diversity Program Grooms Industry Directors of Tomorrow

    The Hollywood Film and Broadcast Labor Council has renamed itself the Hollywood Entertainment Labor Council and elected Screen Actors Guild exec Leonard Chassman to a two-year term as president. Chassman, SAG’s Hollywood executive director, replaces the retiring Gene Allen, who was named president emeritus. Also elected to two-year terms for the org, which reps 300,000 […]

  • ABC Networks Directors Program

    Directing and Writing Programs Aim to Establish Diverse Roster of Industry Players

    The Hollywood Film and Broadcast Labor Council has renamed itself the Hollywood Entertainment Labor Council and elected Screen Actors Guild exec Leonard Chassman to a two-year term as president. Chassman, SAG’s Hollywood executive director, replaces the retiring Gene Allen, who was named president emeritus. Also elected to two-year terms for the org, which reps 300,000 […]

  • Katherine Keating Joins Maverick

    Katherine Keating Joins Maverick as Chief Sustainability & Strategy Officer

    The Hollywood Film and Broadcast Labor Council has renamed itself the Hollywood Entertainment Labor Council and elected Screen Actors Guild exec Leonard Chassman to a two-year term as president. Chassman, SAG’s Hollywood executive director, replaces the retiring Gene Allen, who was named president emeritus. Also elected to two-year terms for the org, which reps 300,000 […]

  • A+E Networks' Sean Cohan Joins Wheelhouse

    A+E Networks' Sean Cohan Joins Wheelhouse Entertainment as President

    The Hollywood Film and Broadcast Labor Council has renamed itself the Hollywood Entertainment Labor Council and elected Screen Actors Guild exec Leonard Chassman to a two-year term as president. Chassman, SAG’s Hollywood executive director, replaces the retiring Gene Allen, who was named president emeritus. Also elected to two-year terms for the org, which reps 300,000 […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content