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The Atlantic, Mar. 5

Last year, there was a discernible shadow looming over the 2017 Academy Awards, saturating Jimmy Kimmel's opening monologue, popping up in acceptance speeches throughout the night, and even making its presence felt via tweets projected onto the backdrop of the Dolby Theatre.


The Verge, Mar. 5

The Entertainment Software Association, the lobbying arm of the video game industry that also oversees the medium's content ratings system, confirmed today that it will in fact meet with President Donald Trump this week, according to "Rolling Stone."


Slate, Mar. 2

Ahead of the 90th Academy Awards, men in the film industry and beyond are joining a new campaign to fight sexism and sexual misconduct.


Variety, Mar. 2

Hollywood publicists have named Universal’s “Get Out” and Netflix’s second season of “Stranger Things” as the top publicity campaigns of 2017.


Daily Iowan, Mar. 1

FilmScene will celebrate every day of Women’s History Month with quite a few unique films. Starting today, FilmScene, 118 E. College St., will present “Women’s March,” a program showcasing films made by women.


Mountain Xpress, Mar. 1

While watching the Academy Awards on Sunday, March 4, many viewers will fill out ballots to guess who will win each category and debate why a particular nominee is superior to his or her competition.


West Hawaii Today, Mar. 1

After years of acting in critically acclaimed TV and film roles, Hilo native Kristina Anapau might be undergoing a career renaissance: producing critically acclaimed TV shows and films.


Los Angeles Loyolan, Feb. 28

Hollywood is tense right now. Not only is the discourse around inclusive racial representation in film at an all-time high, but the #MeToo movement has also caused a seismic shift in the town’s leadership and icons.


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 27)

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee film school, as well as a film post-production facility, will be among the new tenants in a former Pabst brewery building that's being redeveloped by Oscar-winning filmmaker John Ridley.


Ledger-Enquirer, Feb. 27

A Hollywood insider raised in Columbus said Georgia could be putting the state’s lucrative film and production business in jeopardy if an adoption bill in front of the General Assembly becomes law.


Cleveland.com, Feb. 27

The memories of a film that linger with us long after we leave the theater are made up of more than just compelling plotlines or star-powered performances. It's also the mood, the lighting, the ambiance. The cinematographer's role in capturing that intrigued Colleen Mleziva.


Variety, Feb. 27

Minorities and women have registered gains in several key areas of television but remained disproportionately represented in most areas of the entertainment industry, according to a report issued Tuesday by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA.


KVIA, Feb. 26

The Las Cruces City Council will soon vote on an incentive to attract more experts in the film industry to the southern part of the state. "There's a huge demand," said Marco Olvera, founder and owner of the locally-owned Palamora Productions.


Below the Line, Feb. 26

For the twelfth consecutive year, J.L. Fisher will open their doors for their annual Open House on May 19, 2018. Co-sponsored by the Society of Camera Operators (SOC), International Cinematographers Guild (ICG) and American Society of Cinematographers (ASC), the event will include a barbecue, facility tours and two panels at the J.L. Fischer Burbank headquarters.


New York Times, Feb. 1

It has been almost a year since Barry Jenkins’s “Moonlight” won the Oscar for best picture.


Save the Date for the 74th Annual IA District 2 Convention

Date: June 8-10, 2018
Where: At the beautiful Caesar’s Palace Hotel in Las Vegas

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