Writers Guild’s TV/Theatrical Deal Caps Unusual Bargaining Cycle

July 8, 2020

The WGA, with WGA West executive director David Young as chief negotiator, reached a June 30 agreement on a three-year TV/theatrical deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, topping off a triennial negotiating cycle like none in recent memory … with ballots due July 22. […]

Ennio Morricone, Oscar-Winning Composer of Film Scores, Dies at 91

July 7, 2020

Ennio Morricone, the Italian composer whose atmospheric scores for spaghetti westerns and some 500 films by a Who’s Who of international directors made him one of the world’s most versatile and influential creators of music for the modern cinema, died on Monday in Rome. He was 91. […]

Ri-Karlo Handy, Editors Guild, The Urban League Team Up with Mentorship Program

July 3, 2020

The history of labor unions and social change in America are obviously deeply entwined. Now a portion of that alliance is marching to increasing inclusion and opportunity in Hollywood with studios, streamers and Tyler Perry. The Editors Guild, IATSE Local 700 has teamed up with SunWise Media co-founder Ri-Karlo Handy and the LA Urban League […]

WGA Leaders Endorse Tentative Deal with Producers on New Film and TV Contract

July 3, 2020

Writers Guild of America leaders have endorsed the union’s tentative deal negotiated last week with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. In an email message Friday morning, union leaders said that “both the WGAW Board and WGAE Council voted unanimously to recommend the contract.” Earlier last week, the WGA and […]

72nd BAFTA Awards Presented

February 10, 2019

At the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Awards at Royal Albert Hall in London on February 10, an award was given to a Picture Editor and a combined award for Sound, including Production Sound Mixing, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing. […]

MPSE Announces Golden Reel Award Nominations

January 18, 2019

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) has announced the nominees for the 66th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Nominees represent the work of the world’s most talented sound artists and their contributions to the past […]

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