| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The Directors Guild of America and the group representing the major Hollywood studios have agreed to begin contract negotiations next month, nearly seven months before the expiration of the current agreement.
The DGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception
Funding Arts Broward (FAB!)
FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Jessica Lange sees an end in sight.
Shrinking into her all-black ensemble in a cold Beverly Hills hotel room, the 64-year-old actress fidgets with her sleeves as she talks about her version of a five-year plan.
"I am coming to the end of acting,"...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The superhero origin story has become popular in the last few years, so it makes sense the form might also spread to stories outside the comic-book genre — like Beat generation writers. The new film "Kill Your Darlings" tells the tale of how...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:31 PM
A group of entertainment industry executives and labor leaders called on state lawmakers to beef up California's film incentives -- or risk losing a homegrown industry to rivals. At a state committee hearing held at SAG-AFTRA headquarters in Los Angeles,...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:32 PM
The TV sitcom "Will & Grace" got a shout-out from U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez on Saturday morning.
In a speech at the inaugural SAG-AFTRA National Convention, Perez praised the newly formed union for helping to sway public opinion in support of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Not even typically liberal Hollywood is free of anti-gay bias, according to a new study.
A survey of SAG-AFTRA members found that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender actors continue to face discrimination when looking for work, though...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:31 PM
"Beverly Hills, 90210" actress Gabrielle Carteris has been elected as executive vice president of SAG-AFTRA, the largest entertainment union in the industry.
Delegates attending the union's first national convention selected Carteris, former co-...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Screenwriters who once viewed television as inferior to the big screen increasingly are giving the small screen more props. That's one of the key takeaways from a survey by the Writers Guild of America, East, which polled about 20% of its 4,000 members...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Seventeen months after its creation, Hollywood's largest performers union will hold its first national convention in Los Angeles this week.
More than 350 delegates from across the country will attend the inaugural SAG-AFTRA National Convention, which...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Eric Garcetti, L.A.'s new mayor, was just listed on some website as one of the nation’s most dateable mayors. “Fanciable” is probably how the Brits would put it. Never mind that Garcetti is married: He’s got an excellent set of...