Layoffs May Steal Show From Ad Pact When SAG-AFTRA Board Meets 8 weeks ago
The national board of SAG-AFTRA meets this weekend, and potential staff layoffs -- rather than the blessing of the tentative deal recently...
By Todd Cunningham
The deal covers $1 billion in TV and radio ad work and now goes to the union's national board and then, if approved, to the members for ratification
The two sides have been negotiating a new deal since Feb. 14
The two sides will open talks Thursday in the first real test of the bargaining power of the newly merged union
Watch -- or get a second look at -- the commercials that will air during Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday
TV losses mount as movies, commercials and overall filming regain lost ground, according to FilmL.A.'s year-end report
FilmLA, which coordinates location shoots for TV, film and commecials in the L.A. region, names Phillip Sokolowski vice president for integrated communications
Apple's new patent adds to the speculation surrounding a revamped, broadcast-integrated Apple TV
Cities, counties urged to adopt California Film Commission guidelines under plan endorsed by L.A. Economic Development Corp., FilmL.A.
Communicatons and public affairs vice president Todd Lindgren will head Pepperdine University program in Lausanne, Switzerland
FilmLA reports 2Q location shoots are off 0.4 percent from same period last year. Commercial production spikes ahead of Olympics
The record high shows slower growth compared to 2010
The winners will be announced on May 15 at a Joan Rivers-hosted event in New York
When the marketing collateral gets passed around like this, who needs to buy TV time?
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Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act says ads can't be louder than shows
The indie darlings go commercial for beer
Consumer group asks FCC to block the Oct. 1 launch of the show, charging the characters are commercial-based
A public conversation must be had about Los Angeles losing its title as the world’s capital of entertainment, not to mention the money that goes with the position
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FilmL.A. report credits production tax incentive with slowing runaway film production
This year's "super" ads were misogynistic and boring -- and don't get me started on the Who!
Everything you ever wanted to know about the horrendous I Can't Believe It's Not Butter ad that's the scorn of the bloggerati (and anyone with taste)
Report says studios aren't doing enough to protect children
In Super Bowl commercial.
Big-budget zombie movie gets so lost in its global scale that it doesn't give us a flesh-and-blood hero who makes it all matter, despite Brad Pitt's best efforts