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Variety | Nov. 29

In this social media age, experiential events have become a crucial part of entertainment marketing plans.

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Deadline | Nov. 29

A new organization – the Property Masters Guild – has been formed “to provide professional continuing educational opportunities, cultivate future generations of property masters, and foster greater collaboration amongst property masters and the craft.”

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Variety | Nov. 29

Jack Dorsey resigned as CEO of Twitter, saying the social network “is ready to move on from its founders,” the company announced Monday.

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Gizmodo | Nov. 24

After months of negotiations between the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP), the two organizations finally came to an agreement last month shortly after the IATSE threatened to strike.

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Deadline | Nov. 23

Leaders of IATSE locals across the country who recommended unanimously that their members ratify the union’s new film and TV contracts had a distinct advantage over opponents of the deal.

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Vulture | Nov. 23

When IATSE, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, announced on November 15 that its members had ratified two new contracts, the statement came with an asterisk: A majority of voting members had actually voted against one of them.

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The Hollywood Reporter | Nov. 18

IATSE Local 871 president Crystal Hopkins has resigned from her post due to personal obligations and because she says she “could not in good conscience” lead members amid the ratification of a new contract that has deeply divided membership.

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The Hollywood Reporter | Oct. 28

While the members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) demanded sweeping changes to work conditions in their 2021 round of contract negotiations amid a larger nationwide labor resurgence, it’s unclear whether this zeitgeist will be replicated in other entertainment unions’ talks, several of which aren’t set to begin for another two years.

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Variety | Oct. 27

While acting on four seasons of FX’s “American Horror Story,” Leslie Grossman estimates she’s been called upon to shoot a gun “several times.”

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Variety | Oct. 27

Hong Kong legislators on Wednesday approved an amended law that will allow film censorship on the basis of national security considerations.

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Deadline | Oct. 27

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham elaborated on her call for the entertainment industry to adopt new safety protocols following the shooting during a rehearsal on the Alec Baldwin set of Rust, warning that that state would take action if sufficient measures are not adopted.

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Variety | Oct. 26

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees announced Tuesday that it has reached a deal on the Area Standards Agreement, the contract that governs film and TV production in places like Georgia, Louisiana and New Mexico.

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KOB4 | Oct. 26

Hundreds gathered at Civic Plaza to mourn the loss of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer killed on the set of the movie "Rust" last Thursday – the same week union workers were set to strike.

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The Hollywood Reporter | Sept. 16

Jon Stewart knows that you’re likely to position his forthcoming Apple TV+ series as his hotly anticipated return to TV. It’s just that he’d rather you didn’t.

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The Hollywood Reporter | Sept. 16

After having worked in television as a writer and also having reported on the industry for more than 20 years, I thought I knew all the steps in production. But I had never met a looper. Or, more accurately, someone who told me they were a looper.

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IATSE D2 Convention

The 2022 District 2 Convention will be held June 24-26 at the San Francisco Westin Hotel. As of this printing, the event is scheduled to be held in-person. Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

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