Just for Variety
September 8, 1999


By Army Archerd

GUN PORTRAYALS IN FILMS AND TV will be discussed by the Entertainment Industries Council at a major meeting of Hollywood's creative community in early Nov. "The idea is to get past finger-pointing on philosophical debates and encourage the creative side of the industry to develop its own depiction and suggestions for their use in the portrayals of violence in films and TV," says EIC prexy and CEO Brian Dyak. "The industry recognizes that something must be done and the place to start it is with the people responsible for creating content." EIC board of trustees members include Les Moonves, Frank Biondi, Norman Brokaw, Barry Diller, David Geffen, Ted Harbert, Alan Horn, Sherry Lansing, David Wolper, Aaron Spelling, Suzanne de Passe, Sid Sheinberg, Gordon Davidson, among others...