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Oct 22 | CNN

Quibi won't be the last casualty of the streaming wars, as studios and other new players vie for consumers' time. But its demise -- officially announced Wednesday, only six months after its launch -- will likely be recorded as one of the most predictable, reflecting a business plan founded on questionable demand that also came at the worst possible time.

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Oct 22 | The Hollywood Reporter

Not even a year ago, it seemed as though almost anybody could sell a TV series in the free-spending Peak TV economy. Now, just to get a project up and running, one must possess the acumen of a surgeon general. 

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Oct 22 | Variety

Where can Netflix Spain go after hit show “Money Heist”? On Thursday, it unveiled seven new Spanish originals, including “Feria” from “Elite” creator Carlos Montero, that sketch some kind of answer and roadmap for the U.S. streaming giant in one of its European production powerhouses.

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Oct 22 | The Hollywood Reporter

They're not lawyers, they just played one on TV. And now they are asking for help from real lawyers.

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Oct 22 | The Hollywood Reporter

A new study is shedding light on the industry's efforts to be more inclusive.

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Oct 22 | WBRZ

On Wednesday, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the exciting expansion of a Louisiana-based production company in St. Bernard Parish.

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Oct 20 | New York Times

In the United States, movies are being shown to seas of empty seats, if theaters are opening at all. But in Japan, an animated film just had the biggest box office weekend in the country’s history — by far.

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Oct 20 | Deadline

Animators at Titmouse Vancouver have unionized, voting 98% to 2% to join the Animation Guild, IATSE Local 938. IATSE says it’s the first animation studio in Canada to become unionized.

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Oct 5 | Deadline

Cinemark, the No. 3 theatrical exhibitor in the U.S, confirmed Monday that it is currently planning to stay open during the pandemic.

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Oct 5 | The Hollywood Reporter

Remember the Titans stars Wood Harris and Ryan Hurst are reflecting on the Denzel Washington-led film's legacy 20 years after its debut, including a racist incident that occurred around the movie's filming.

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Oct 5 | Deadline

We’re hearing that Warner Bros. release of Legendary’s Dune is no longer going on Dec. 18, rather Oct. 1, 2021.

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Oct 4 | Bloomberg

The bad news is flowing without relent in the film industry, where a major theater chain is poised to close movie houses in the U.S. and U.K. and the next James Bond adventure has been pushed into April because of the global pandemic.

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Oct 3 | Vulture

The entertainment industry is on pause, but gradually beginning to start up again, as the world battles the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Oct 2 | Boston Herald

Stagehands, wardrobe managers, ushers and other live events workers rallied down Boston’s Tremont Street Friday afternoon, calling on Congress to step up and support the industry as it continues to flounder under coronavirus restrictions.

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Sep 24 | Deadline

IATSE has adopted a “zero tolerance” policy for members who fail to follow strict COVID-19 safety protocols on set.

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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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