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Washington Post, Nov. 29

Jimmy Hoffa used to say he’d be forgotten 10 years after his death. This was an uncharacteristically unintelligent judgment..

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Deadline, Nov. 27

With the end of the WGA’s current film and TV contract with AMPTP only five months away and no talks on the horizon, the TV studios are starting to prepare for a potential strike..

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KGOU, Nov. 20

Last week, hundreds of entertainment industry professionals attended Oklahoma's first-ever Film and Music Conference.

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IndieWire, Nov. 20

IndieWire reached out to the cinematographers whose films are in awards contention and among the most critically acclaimed films of the year to find out which cameras and lenses they used and, more importantly, why these were the right tools to create the visual language of their respective films.

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New York Times, Nov. 20

Google has hired an anti-union consulting firm to advise management as it deals with widespread worker unrest, including accusations that it has retaliated against organizers of a global walkout and cracked down on dissent inside the company.

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Los Angeles Times, Nov. 20

As Hollywood’s major unions gird for potentially contentious contract negotiations with the major studios, streaming giant Netflix is moving to hash out its own labor deals that could give it a competitive advantage in the event of a strike.

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Deadline, Nov. 20

The Anita Hill-led Hollywood Commission on Eliminating Sexual Harassment has launched its long-anticipated survey of industry workers to gauge the extent of harassment and abuse in the workplace.

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IndieWire, Nov. 19

Strolling about the 330 acres of Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia is like stepping back in time.

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Atlanta Journal Constitution, Nov. 18

Atlanta’s role in producing music stars and providing venues for hit movies is well-established.

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IndieWire, Nov. 16

Camerimage, the festival in Toruń, Poland dedicated to the art of cinematography, handed out its prestigious Frog prizes this evening.

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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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IATSE D2 Convention

The 2021 District 2 Convention will be conducted virtually on July 25, 2021 in conjunction with the Virtual International Convention. Delegates should be receiving the Convention Call and Credentials at the end of April. Please ask your Union leadership to forward these items to you as soon as they receive them via email. Additional details to follow when they become available.

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