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Deadline, Nov. 16

Joker lenser Lawrence Sher scooped the top prize this weekend at Camerimage, the Polish film festival dedicated to the art of cinematography.

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Variety, Nov. 16

A Netflix requirement that cinematographers capture films in HDR, or high dynamic range, has taken many by surprise, filmmakers say, but those at the 27th EnergaCamerimage festival in Poland seem increasingly accepting of the change.

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CNBC, Nov. 16

Members of the United Auto Workers have approved a new four-year deal with Ford Motor, the union announced Friday night.

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Hollywood Reporter, Oct. 03

Whereas the company is close to gender parity in the workforce, there is a wider divide when it comes to executives of color. As promised, WarnerMedia has published its internal diversity and inclusion data as part of its industry-first Production Diversity Policy.

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L.A. Times, Nov. 6

California’s high-profile farmworkers union endorsed Sen. Kamala Harris for president on Saturday, soon after her rival Sen. Bernie Sanders won the support of the national nurses labor group and Los Angeles teachers.

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News Shooter, Oct. 02

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has completed the construction of its new ASC ARRI Education Center. This comes as the ASC celebrates its 100th birthday.

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Philadelphia Inquirer, Oct. 02

Journalists and other employees at public media station WHYY have decided to unionize. More than 80% of the nearly 100 radio and television workers in the proposed bargaining unit have signed cards to join SAG-AFTRA, the union that represents National Public Radio and many of its local member stations around the country, the WHYY union said.

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Deadline, Oct. 1

The Television Academy revealed the recipients of the 71st Engineering Emmy Awards on Monday.

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Associated Press, Sept. 30

Tyler Perry said he cannot "just up and leave" filming in Georgia despite Hollywood's backlash against the state's "heartbeat" abortion law.

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LA Times, Sept. 29

For nearly 18 months, California’s ambitious legislation curbing the use of independent contractors was the focus of noisy street protests, furious lobbying and fearful newspaper editorials.

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NY Times, Sept. 27

When I first heard about “Abominable,” the animated movie centered on a modern Chinese family, I opened IMDb.com on my phone to look up the cast. I grimaced at the name of the actress playing the movie’s main character: Chloe Bennet.

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Forbes, Sept. 27

According to the Virtual Reality Market Forecast to 2024, published on the world’s largest market research store, the VR industry is about to face a 35% annual growth in the upcoming years.

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Time, Sept. 27

Tesla’s treatment of workers organizing a union in California broke U.S. labor laws, a California judge ruled on Friday.

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Variety, Sept. 27

King of the second-unit cinematographers, Rexford Metz is second to none when it comes to getting shots on the ground, in water or high in the sky.

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The Hollywood Reporter, Aug. 18

As the FBI exposes corrupt college admissions cheaters among wealthy showbiz families, The Hollywood Reporter spotlights these suddenly hot feeders for top universities looking for students "not being spoon-fed like in a private school."

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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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