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DGA chief looks back

After successfully negotiating a new deal with the AMPTP, Michael Apted reminisces on his six years helming the DGA.

Marshall lore

For Producers Guild of America president Marshall Herskovitz, the difficulties facing producers are stacking high.

MISSING HEADLINE

Doug Belgrad and Matt Tolmach were named presidents of Columbia Pictures in March but have been shepherding some of Sony Pictures Entertainment's biggest projects to the big screen since 2003…

WGA Awards Preview: After the strike

Months after its mutiny, the WGA continues to sail in murky waters.

Dubai: Suit is ‘grandiose crusade’

The Dubai International Film Festival said Wednesday that the lawsuit filed against it in the U.K. by the fest's founder and former CEO Neil Stephenson is baseless.

Dubai fest calls founder’s claims baseless

The Dubai International Film Festival said Wednesday that the recent lawsuit filed against it in the U.K. by the festival's former CEO and founder Neil Stephenson is baseless.

Roman Polanski wants sex charge dismissed

Roman Polanski on Tuesday filed papers with the Los Angeles Superior Court asking that his notorious decades-old sex case against him, in which he pleaded guilty to unlawful intercourse with a…

Studios rip WGA for filing

The WGA's claims that the studios have failed to pay up on new-media residuals to its members was misleading and designed to harm the talks with SAG and a federal mediator, the AMPTP said Monday.

AMPTP: WGA’s new-media claims misleading

The WGA's claims that the studios have failed to pay up on new media residuals to its members was misleading and designed to harm the talks with SAG and a federal mediator, the AMPTP said Monday.

Oscar courts Pickford over sale

The fate of Mary Pickford's 1930 Oscar for best actress soon will be in the hands of a Los Angeles jury as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences heads to court today to stop the sale of the…

Meet the guild: WGA, Perry in deal

Writers on Tyler Perry's "House of Payne" and "Meet the Browns" received an early Thanksgiving treat.

SAG members hear from the top

SAG's "educational campaign" toward strike authorization has begun.