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Nov 18 | The Hollywood Reporter

The  IATSE Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee has elected its  co-chairs, Kimberly Butler-Gilkeson, trustee of Local 764 (theatrical wardrobe); and Liz Pecos, president of  Local 48 (stage and picture operators).

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Nov 18 | Deadline

As television production continues to ramp up in Hollywood and coronavirus cases surge in America, Hunters and The Right Stuff are heading out West thanks to some generous tax credits from the state of California.

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Nov 17 | Deadline

IATSE is accusing Golf Channel of not providing adequate COVID-19 protections for crew members working on broadcasts of PGA and LPGA tour events.

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Nov 13 | The Hollywood Reporter

As the studios hold back their tentpole titles, countries with strong local industries — from Denmark and France to China and South Korea — have seen a box office bump for homegrown movies. 

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Nov 13 | The Hollywood Reporter

As the coronavirus outbreak bludgeons Hollywood with global travel restrictions, Alberta has rolled out rapid COVID-19 testing that has A-list stars now able to safely cross a closed U.S.-Canadian border and step onto a local film and TV sets in just two days.

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Nov 12 | Variety

The EnergaCamerimage cinematography fest, although moved online at the last moment owing to Poland’s new listing on Europe’s red zone of high COVID-19 infection rates, remains committed to honoring the finest in lensing from around the world, says Kazik Suwala, the org’s festival office director.

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Nov 11 | Deadline

Donald Trump was a showman whose election in 2016 was in part due to his fame from The Apprentice, but President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will come into office with much closer ties to the entertainment industry.

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Nov 11 | Backstage

If, in March 2020, you came across a video of Emmys being handed out by someone in a tuxedo-style hazmat suit to practically every cast member of a Canadian sitcom, you couldn’t have known what sort of dystopian hellscape you were witnessing.

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Nov 2 | SCV Signal

Hollywood North has become a common moniker of the Santa Clarita Valley in reference to the large amount of filming that takes place here.

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Nov 1 | Times Herald

Joann DeFrancisco is passionate about live music. Several years ago, she turned her love of music into a career, founding 513 Entertainment — a full service Montgomery County-based entertainment agency with a focus on music.

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Oct 30 | Deadline

The stakes in the election could not be much higher, as the COVID-19 pandemic rages out of control and the economy struggles to return to life.

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Oct 29 | The Hollywood Reporter

The Screen Actors Guild, the Costume Designers Guild, IATSE, the Animation Guild and the Writers Guild of America West are appealing to members who aren't among the over 52 million Americans who have already voted early

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Oct 28 | The Hill

Anita Hill knows how sexual harassment can upend a career.

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Oct 28 | Insurance Business America

If the empty movie theaters in many cities and states haven’t yet made it clear, the entertainment industry in the United States has been struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Oct 28 | The Verge

Over the last year, if an entertainment conglomerate hasn’t announced a shift to focus on streaming, does it really count as an entertainment conglomerate?

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IATSE D2 Convention

The 2020 IATSE D2 Convention has been changed from an in person event to a virtual convention. Anybody who purchased airfare or hotel accommodations for the event should cancel them. Virtual sessions will be held Saturday Oct. 24 and Sunday Oct. 25, 2020. Details on the virtual convention will be sent to the Local Unions as soon as they become available. Please send questions to ebrown@iadistrict2.org.

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