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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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Variety, Aug. 14

Academy Award-winning cinematographer Roger Deakins, best known for films such as “Shawshank Redemption” and “O Brother, Where Art Thou?,” will be honored with the Variety Artisan Award at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival Tribute Gala.

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IndieWire, Aug. 14

There were inherent challenges to shooting “Russian Doll.” For starters, the Netflix show had a limited budget, with mostly location shooting, and allowed for only five days of production per episode.

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The Hollywood Reporter, Aug. 11

Hong Kong film studios have found themselves in a perilous position following Beijing's boycott order of Taiwan's Golden Horse Film Awards, often referred to as the "Chinese Oscars."

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The Hill, Aug. 10

Universal Pictures says it is canceling the release of "The Hunt" following intense backlash from conservatives and President Trump over the politically charged violence depicted in the purported satire.

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Variety, Aug. 7

SAG-AFTRA’s newly executed three-year TV and film contract with Netflix could provide a template for the union’s contract talks with Hollywood’s major studios next year, according to SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris.

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The Hollywood Reporter, Aug. 6

City National Bank, long known for its ties to the entertainment industry, said Tuesday it has paid an undisclosed amount to acquire FilmTrack, a firm that helps companies determine whether they have the rights to sell or license movies and television shows.

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Variety, Aug. 1

For two seasons, director of photography M. David Mullen has been responsible for inviting the audience into the world of a housewife-turned-comedian on Amazon Prime Video’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”

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