October 23, 1999 |
TELEVISION Zeroing in on Guns: "Law & Order" creator Dick Wolf, TV academy Chairman Meryl Marshall and Brian Dyak, president of the nonprofit Entertainment Industries Council, will co-chair a Nov. 4 TV and film industry meeting aimed at obtaining "a commitment from the creative community to deal with gun violence responsibly and reinforce the prevention of injury through accurate portrayals of proper gun usage, storage, parental responsibility and safety."
April 2, 1994
Lou Cohan hit upon a very good idea ("Actors Need to Carry Social Responsibility to the Screen," March 18). He may be interested to know that someone has already thought of it. What's more, the idea came from an organization created by the entertainment industry and it is widely used. "Spotlight on Depiction of Health and Social Issues," intended by its publisher, the Entertainment Industries Council Inc., to provide clear-cut, accurate information to creators of TV and film productions when they deal with certain health or social issues, has been distributed to more than 2,500 members of the Hollywood community.
November 6, 1992 |
Life-Saving Tips: As the holidays approach, producers, writers and programming executives are being urged by the Entertainment Industries Council to include drunk driving prevention tips in their shows. The industry's creative forces are receiving the council's "Let's Have None for the Road" suggestions, which include designated drivers, responsible hosts, choosing not to serve alcohol, taking a guest's keys, calling a cab, offering a ride and allowing a guest to spend the night.
March 14, 1989 |
And the 5-year-old Entertainment Industries Council, founded to use show biz avenues to combat drug and alcohol abuse and promote seat belt use, will be honoring Mr. Chrysler, Lee A. Iacocca, at its annual awards dinner April 12 at the Century Plaza. "Think . . . Don't Drive and Drink!" is the public-service message that Chrysler Corp. has been sending out under the leadership of Iacocca, who is the company's chairman and chief executive officer.
July 16, 1987 |
The Entertainment Industries Council, formed three years ago to address the growing drug problem within the entertainment community, has now issued a "challenge" to the film and television industry to use its influence to help educate the public about AIDS.
September 27, 1985 |
First Lady Nancy Reagan was honored by the entertainment industry here Thursday night for her leadership role in the fight against drug abuse. Nearly 900 people, who paid $500 each for tickets, attended the banquet at the Sheraton Premiere. Proceeds from the event, sponsored by the Entertainment Industries Council, were earmarked for the Nancy Reagan Drug Abuse Fund and the council's Drug Education Program. The council is the industry's voice in the national war against drug and alcohol abuse.