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  • Former AFTRA Topper Kim Roberts Hedgpeth Heading Musicians Fund

    Former AFTRA national executive director Kim Roberts Hedgpeth has been tapped as administrator of the Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund. The fund collects and distributes residuals to musicians in the motion picture and television industry. It...
  • SAG-AFTRA's David White Remaining in Limbo with NBA Players Union

    After leaving SAG-AFTRA in limbo for the past two months, the National Basketball Players Assn. has told the performers union and top exec David White to wait some more. The NBPA has decided to relaunch its search process, two months after making White,...
  • Musicians Union Holds Rally to Protest Outsourcing of Film Scoring Jobs

    Using the Kevin Costner film "Draft Day" as an example, the American Federation of Musicians on Thursday launched a campaign designed to stop producers from sending scoring jobs to musicians outside the U.S. At a Westwood rally attended by about 75...
  • Fremantle Italia's Business Model Focuses on Format, Puts Corporate Sponsorship Into Budget Mix

    The boldest new format that FremantleMedia will be hawking at Mip is Italy's "Masterpiece," touted as the world's first talent show for wannabe writers. Perhaps more important, "Masterpiece" stems from changes under way at Fremantle's growing Italo...
  • International Star You Should Know: Moran Atias

    CLAIM TO FAME Israeli-born Moran Atias became known to U.S. auds as Inez in Paul Haggis' 2008 series "Crash" on Starz. She also teamed with Haggis on 2010 thriller "The Next Three Days." INNER FIRE The 33-year-old Atias began her career as a globe-...
  • Hong Kong Filmmaker Pang Ho-cheung Isn't Afraid of a Twisted Plot

    Pang Ho-cheung is an unlikely hero. Nerdy and not flashy, he could be overlooked in a crowd. But to look past him would be to miss his self-assuredness and inner drive. His films are technically polished, but often too raw for auds to be entirely...
  • 'American Hustle' hauls in Hollywood actors' top prize

    'American Hustle' hauls in Hollywood actors' top prize
    The cast of the 1970s crime caper "American Hustle" grooved its way to the top prize from the Screen Actors Guild on Saturday in a key test of the film's Oscar mettle six weeks ahead of a likely competitive race for Academy Awards. "American Hustle"...
  • Oscar nominations 2014: Laying odds on the six major races

    Oscar nominations 2014: Laying odds on the six major races
    We won't have to wait long to see what kind of final decisions Oscar voters will be making out of Thursday's Oscar nominations. This weekend brings the Screen Actors Guild and Producers Guild awards, with the Directors Guild following on Jan. 25. Those...
  • MipTV: Chipotle And Piro Discuss The Making And Future Of 'Farmed And Dangerous'

    PARIS- MipTV turned the spotlight on U.S. food chain Chipotle, which fully-financed "Farmed and Dangerous," the Hulu comedy show toplining Ray Wise as Buck Marshall, a cynical spin doctor navigating the industrial agriculture world. Chipotle earned...
  • Author Will Haygood Offers Behind-Scenes Look Of 'Butler'

    Author Will Haygood Offers Behind-Scenes Look Of 'Butler'
    When Washington Post writer Wil Haygood met the late Eugene Allen in 2008, his intent was to write a feature story tied to the country's election of its first black president, then-senator Barack Obama. The result was his feature story "A Butler Well...
  • Star power sheds light on autism

    Star power sheds light on autism
    Ed Asner was in the throes of a custody battle when a psychologist examining the family remarked that his son seemed to lack empathy. Two weeks later, doctors at UCLA's Center for Autism Research and Treatment revealed that Charles, then 7 or 8, was...
  • SAG health and pension plans hires Michael Estrada as new CEO

    SAG health and pension plans hires Michael Estrada as new CEO
    Michael Estrada has been tapped as the new chief executive officer for the Screen Actors Guild-Producers Pension & Health Plans. Estrada, formerly executive director of investments and finances for the plans, has been hired to replace Christopher...