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Taos News, Dec. 6
The new governor wants to double New Mexico film and television production in two years. That's going to take some work. Or, if you ask certain folks in the state film business, it simply takes state government getting out of its own way.
Hollywood Reporter, Dec. 6/p>
Kathleen McGill and Mimi (Marian) Deaton will receive special DGA Awards for their contributions to the guild.
Broadcasting Cable, Dec. 5
Currently working on his third feature film in Birmingham Alabama, sound engineer Nicholas L. Minter has an impressive lineup of television and film credits including Saints and Sinners 3, Mile 22, Rapture, Top Gear, Behind the Movement, Married to Medicine, Scared Famous, Spartan Race, Swamp Murders, and Project Runway.
Associated Press, Dec. 5
Chinese audiences aren't exactly going nuts over the U.S. box office hit "Crazy Rich Asians," despite its all-Asian cast and theme of rising Asian prosperity.
IndieWire, Dec. 6
One of the most highly anticipated upcoming tentpoles officially has a cinematographer attached: Greig Fraser is set to work with Denis Villeneuve on his ambitious “Dune” remake.
The Wrap, Dec. 4
Kerry Brougher, director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, on Tuesday announced the museum’s first exhibitions planned for when it opens in late 2019. The museum’s inaugural exhibits will include a retrospective of the films of Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki and an “unprecedented exploration” of Black Cinema.
The IATSE Women’s Committee is working with the Coalition of Labor Union Women and Healthy Women on a campaign called “Spread the Word” to disperse helpful health information to women.
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