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The Hollywood Reporter | Jul 28

On Sept. 2, when Alberto Barbera rolls out the red carpet for the 77th Venice International Film Festival, it will mark the beginning of the post-COVID-19 era.

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The Hollywood Reporter | Jul 28

The U.K. government has launched an emergency £500 million ($647 million) film and TV production insurance fund, a move expected to help give a much-needed boost to the indie sector as it attempts to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Deadline | Jul 28

The Television Academy revealed nominations Tuesday for the 72nd Emmy Awards, with Netflix dominating the field with 160 nominees led by its drama Ozark.

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Forbes | Jul 27

As we’ve seen these past months, the Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted so many industries, some of which may potentially be able to recover, while others may continue the struggle or be radically transformed. 

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Deadline | Jul 27

When it comes to the conversation of diversity and inclusion in Hollywood, representation of the disabled community is becoming more and more front and center. 

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Deadline | Jul 27

The Ellen DeGeneres Show’s workplace environment is a subject of an inquiry launched by Warner Bros. TV Group, which includes the show’s producer Telepictures and distributor Warner Bros. TV Distribution, and its parent WarnerMedia, sources confirm to Deadline.

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CNN | Jul 27

The Emmy nominations will be announced Tuesday, in a year when television has seldom felt more important -- offering escape and connection in the midst of a pandemic -- while the process of handing out awards for that looks especially challenging.

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July 14|Deadline

The DGA Pension & Health Plans have extended the opportunity for participants to take temporary loans of up to $20,000 against their supplemental benefit retirement funds “as part of ongoing efforts advocating for member relief during the COVID-19 crisis.”

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July 13|Albuquerque Journal

New Mexico has been a benchmark when it comes to the film industry.

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July 10|Variety

Universal Pictures’ “Jurassic World: Dominion” has resumed shooting this week in the U.K. with the studio denying a press report of a production halt due to positive COVID-19 tests among the crew.

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July 10|The Hollywood Reporter

On June 8, an obscure Polish film appeared on Netflix's U.S. Top 10 chart, which tracks the most popular TV shows and movies on the streamer each day.

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July 9|LA Times

American culture — who it represents, what it says — is undergoing a rethink, a long overdue course-correction in which social movements against racism and sexual harassment and abuse have galvanized participants to demand change.

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July 8|Deadline

 Taylor Sheridan had to push back an hour on his Deadline Emmy nomination week interview, e-mailing simply, “I gotta move cows.”

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July 8|San Fernando Valley Business Journal

On-location film and television production dropped by 98 percent in the second quarter as the entertainment industry shut down due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to figures released Wednesday from FilmL.A.

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Jun 3 | World Economic Forum

The fallout from the COVID-19 crisis is reaching every aspect of people’s lives and livelihoods.

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Book your reservation for the IATSE D2 Convention, October 23-25, 2020 at the Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square.

Union Convention Room Block
Start Date: Monday, October 19, 2020
End Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Last Day to Book: Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

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