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  1. Musicians Union Hires New Electronic Media Executive

    4:00 pm PST 03/06/2014
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    Bill Thomas becomes the director of the AFM’s Electronic Media Services Division. READ MORE

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  2. SAG-AFTRA, Managers Trade Barbs on Regulatory Code (Analysis)

    8:06 pm PST 03/05/2014
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    A manager turns down a client and blames the union, while the union fires back at “misrepresentations . . from special interests.” READ MORE

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  3. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: Cinematographers Guild Plans Candlelight Walk, Memorial for Sarah Jones

    11:12 am PST 03/05/2014
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    The camera assistant, who was struck and killed by a train on the Georgia set of the upcoming Gregg Allman biopic, will be remembered on Friday. READ MORE

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  4. Actors Union Introduces Voluntary Regulation of Talent Managers

    6:01 am PST 03/04/2014
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    The new SAG-AFTRA Code of Ethics and Conduct marks a step into new and controversial territory for the union; it’s opposed by two associations of personal managers, including one that helped draft it. READ MORE

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  5. Oscars: Security Officers to Protest Outside Ceremony

    5:24 pm PST 03/01/2014
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    SEIU, a union representing security workers, organized a previous gathering at the Dolby Theatre on Friday. READ MORE

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  6. WGA East Accuses ITV Studios of Failing to Pay Overtime

    5:21 pm PST 02/27/2014
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    The union calls it "stealing" and highlights the contrast with surging profits at the parent company. READ MORE

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  7. Oscars: Security Officers to Protest Outside of Dolby Theater Friday

    3:55 pm PST 02/27/2014
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    SEIU, a union representing security workers, is asking the Academy to contract with a company which allows is guards opportunities for full-time jobs and unionization. READ MORE

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  8. 'Midnight Rider' Death: DGA Says Employers 'Ultimately Responsible for Ensuring a Safe Set'

    11:30 am PST 02/27/2014
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    The guild released a statement about last week's tragic accident, which has since prompted concerns about safety on film shoots. READ MORE

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  9. Gov. Jerry Brown Uncommitted on Movie, TV Tax Credit Increase, L.A. Film Czar Says

    10:38 am PST 02/27/2014
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    $100 million in tax credits under the current state program is not nearly enough to stem the tide of lost production, says Ken Ziffren. READ MORE

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  10. WGA Announces Feature Access Project Honorees

    11:27 am PST 02/26/2014
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    Nine diverse screenwriters are honored. READ MORE

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  11. DGA Deal Details Revealed

    2:24 pm PST 02/24/2014
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    The Memorandum of Agreement posted by the guild describes new residuals formulas and more. READ MORE

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  12. Unions Set Kickoff Event to Support Film, TV Tax Incentives Legislation

    12:41 pm PST 02/21/2014
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    IATSE locals, the Hollywood Teamsters and a local of the Studio Utility Employees are trying to rally support for new legislation. READ MORE

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  13. Women Still Underrepresented in Film and TV, Study Says

    12:03 am PST 02/19/2014
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    The Women’s Media Center, founded by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem, has released a report showing low female employment numbers among cast and crew alike. READ MORE

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  14. Union Faction, President Trade Barbs Over SAG-AFTRA Exec's Possible Departure

    11:04 pm PST 02/17/2014
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    SAG-AFTRA national executive director David White’s candidacy to lead the NBA Players Association has come under fire by MembershipFirst, which fought his hiring in 2009; meanwhile, the union president praised White. READ MORE

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  15. WGA Contract Talks in Recess for Two Weeks

    7:25 pm PST 02/15/2014
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    Negotiations resume March 4. READ MORE

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  16. SAG-AFTRA's David White 'Discussed the Possibility' of Leaving for NBA Players Union

    3:07 pm PST 02/15/2014
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    The labor exec acknowledged that he's in contention to lead the NBA Players Association, which is reportedly meeting candidates Saturday in New Orleans. READ MORE

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  17. SAG-AFTRA's David White Is Frontrunner to Lead NBA Players Association (Report)

    2:38 pm PST 02/14/2014
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    White has led SAG and SAG-AFTRA since 2009. READ MORE

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  18. 'Rhythm & Hues: Life After Pi' Documentary Trailer Released (Video)

    4:21 pm PST 02/13/2014
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    One year since Rhythm & Hues filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy shortly before its work on 'Life of Pi' won a VFX Oscar, a documentary is set to be released. READ MORE

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  19. UCLA Diversity Study Blasts Hollywood as 'Woefully Out of Touch'

    2:48 pm PST 02/12/2014
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    Onscreen and off, minorities and women are drastically underrepresented — even at a cost to ratings and box office — according to a new report, which targets talent agencies, Oscars and Emmys, among others. READ MORE

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  20. Gavin Polone: I Was So Wrong About the WGA Strike (Guest Column)

    9:00 am PST 02/11/2014
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    The producer, who publicly questioned the wisdom of the 2007 guild shutdown, now wishes to praise everything the WGA gained as talks for a new studio contract begin. READ MORE

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  21. Oscar Nominees Lunch Hit by Union Protest

    10:45 am PST 02/10/2014
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    UPDATED: Members of the Service Employees International Union are charging that Security Industry Specialists, which provides security at the Academy Awards, employs officers who are "inadequately trained." READ MORE

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