July 13|Albuquerque Journal
New Mexico has been a benchmark when it comes to the film industry.
Universal Pictures’ “Jurassic World: Dominion” has resumed shooting this week in the U.K. with the studio denying a press report of a production halt due to positive COVID-19 tests among the crew.
July 10|The Hollywood Reporter
On June 8, an obscure Polish film appeared on Netflix's U.S. Top 10 chart, which tracks the most popular TV shows and movies on the streamer each day.
July 9|LA Times
American culture — who it represents, what it says — is undergoing a rethink, a long overdue course-correction in which social movements against racism and sexual harassment and abuse have galvanized participants to demand change.
Taylor Sheridan had to push back an hour on his Deadline Emmy nomination week interview, e-mailing simply, “I gotta move cows.”
July 8|San Fernando Valley Business Journal
On-location film and television production dropped by 98 percent in the second quarter as the entertainment industry shut down due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to figures released Wednesday from FilmL.A.
Jun 3 | World Economic Forum
The fallout from the COVID-19 crisis is reaching every aspect of people’s lives and livelihoods.
Jun 3 | Deadline
The International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600, has released an 11-page set of protocols and recommendations for the safe return to worl during the coronavirus pandemic, including a core principle that "no one should have to waive their rights os assume liability in order to go back to work."
Jun 3 | Deadline
Edward James Olmos has been acting, directing and producing film and television for 45 years, establishing himself as an iconic Latino actor when there weren’t many of them.
Jun 3 | Variety
Due to COVID-19, it was unclear when “Greyhound,” a World War II epic starring Tom Hanks, would ride into theaters.
May 31 | Fstoppers
Episodic television budgets are on the rise, but more money is never enough. Award-winning cinematographer, Jeffery Waldron, tells how overcoming creative challenges onset can lead to beautiful solutions.
May 25 | Deadline
As Hollywood works with the unions and guilds to safely resume television and film production business, there is much discussion over the desire to lessen crew density on sets versus the desire of the guilds to protect the jobs of members heading into a post-pandemic future.
Ticket News | May 11
More than three dozen organizations representing several facets of the entertainment industry have banded together for a call to action from government leaders.
NBC News | May 11
As California moves to gradually reopen parts of its once-booming economy, Hollywood remains firmly closed.
Deadline | May 8
In celebration of Mother’s Day, Women in Animation and the Animation Guild have joined forces to encourage equality and flexibility in the workplace and to support the animation community “as it navigates the unprecedented effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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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