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Deadline, Jan. 3

Time’s Up Entertainment on Friday released a new resource guide to prevent and report workplace misconduct including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, unwanted touching, sexual assault and rape.

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11 Alive, Jan. 3

One of the largest studios in Georgia is expanding its roots in the state.

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Washington Post, Jan. 2

The United States’ lowest-paid workers are seeing their paychecks rise at the fastest pace in more than a decade.

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Deadline, Jan. 1

If there is a common thread with all the reports that came out in 2019 about diversity in Hollywood, it would be that while there have been strides for representation for marginalized communities in film and TV, there is still a long way to go.

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Deadline, Dec. 30

Virtually every major U.S. entertainment company we speak with is thinking about how they can grow their international film and TV footprint, from Netflix to Cohen Media Group, WME to CAA, Anonymous Content to FilmNation.

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Backstage, Dec. 26

Eric Branco didn’t travel far to end up behind the camera. An actor-turned-cinematographer, he now wields his both-sides knowledge with unmatched precision.

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CNBC, Dec. 9

The U.S. National Labor Relations Board has started a new investigation into Google’s labor practices..

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Backstage, Dec. 5

In Sam Mendes’ “1917,” in theaters Christmas Day, the fate of 1,600 soldiers comes down to a perilous mission carried out by just two of their brethren (played by George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman)..

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IndieWire, Dec. 3

With testimonials from Kevin Feige, Keanu Reeves, Greta Gerwig, and many more, IndieWire celebrates 30 below-the-line artists shaping cinema today..

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BBC News, Dec. 2

Diversity has become a buzzword in the entertainment industries – and if there’s still debate about how much things are really changing, or if moves towards greater representation are too often mere lip service or box ticking, the diversity conversation is at least being had..

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LA Times, Dec. 2

A young girl dressed as a newsie walked up to Gov. Gavin Newsom at the California Democratic Party convention in Long Beach last month, handing him a copy of a paper with his image splashed across the front page..

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Variety, Dec. 2

With peak TV refusing to actually peak, the consistent influx of new television content not only brings with it new opportunities to tell female-centric stories, but also more chances for women to take pivotal production positions. .

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Deadline, Dec. 1

Stumbling from bad to worse, NBC now has a potential labor landmine under its feet with Gabrielle Union’s forced-march exit from America’s Got Talent..

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Washington Post, Nov. 29

Jimmy Hoffa used to say he’d be forgotten 10 years after his death. This was an uncharacteristically unintelligent judgment..

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Deadline, Nov. 27

With the end of the WGA’s current film and TV contract with AMPTP only five months away and no talks on the horizon, the TV studios are starting to prepare for a potential strike..

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Start Date: Thursday, June 4, 2020
End Date: Monday, June 8, 2020
Last Day to Book: Wednesday, May 6, 2020

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