DGA Executive Director Jay Roth to Retire

January 18, 2017

“Jay’s entire professional career has been dedicated to representing people and helping to make their lives better — early on as a civil rights and labor lawyer, and for more than three decades, as an essential part of the DGA’s life as its greatest adviser,” DGA president Paris Barclay said […]

Female Directors on Decline in Hollywood, Study Shows

January 12, 2017

“I would say I’m dumbfounded,” Martha Lauzen, executive director of the group publishing the study, told Variety. “It is remarkable that with all of the attention and talk over the last couple of years in the business and the film industry […]

Meryl Streep Comments on a Donald Trump ‘Performance’

January 8, 2017

“There was one performance this year that stunned me,” said Meryl Streep at the Golden Globes awards broadcast. “It sank its hooks in my heart, not because it was good, it was — there’s nothing good about it. But it was effective and it did its job. […]

Canada’s Actors Union Names New Toronto President

January 6, 2017

Theresa Tova is the new president of ACTRA Toronto, head of the Canadian actors union’s biggest chapter. Tova, who succeeds David Sparrow after a stint as ACTRA’s national treasurer, is best known as Marge on the Canadian TV drama E.N.G. […]

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