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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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Sep 1 | Variety

The Weinstein Co. bankruptcy estate has offered a new settlement proposal that would reduce the payout to Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct victims by $7.2 million.

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Aug 29 | Deadline

The Producers Guild of America has issued its protocols for the safe return to work on scripted and unscripted independent productions.

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Aug 28 | Deadline

Hollywood’s unions and management’s Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers are “very close to an agreed upon framework for a safe return to work,” an industry source tells Deadline.

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Aug 28 | The Hollywood Reporter

Four years ago, AMC became North America's largest cinema circuit with a $1.2 billion deal to acquire U.S. rival Carmike.

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Aug 27 | WKYC

With tens of millions of dollars at stake, and the film industry seemingly at a standstill, people understandably want to know how the COVID-19 pandemic might impact money paid out from Ohio's Motion Picture Tax Credit.

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Aug 27 | The Hollywood Reporter

TV writer Patrisse Cullors says that talent and executives in the entertainment industry should join with sports teams: “I think Hollywood can really show up in this moment.”

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Deadline | Aug 12

The documentary advocacy group Brown Girls Doc Mafia (BGDM) is bolstering representation behind the camera with a robust, searchable directory featuring over 200 of its members.

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Deadline | Aug 12

Due in part to public health circumstances beyond everyone’s control, the WGA isn’t going to trial against WME and CAA over packaging fees next spring after all.

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Spectrum News 1 | Aug 11

Being a television and film editor in Hollywood is what Zack Arnold has been doing for over two decades, but after years of enduring the demanding working conditions required in the entertainment industry, he began to see the toll it was taking on his life.

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Mlive | Aug 11

What do you do when your entire industry comes to a standstill, with no end in sight?

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Variety | Aug 11

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has nabbed the title of the world’s highest-paid actor for the second year in a row.

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Deadline | Aug 10

Film and television production “is finally getting ready to start back up,” IATSE Grips Local 80 business manager Thom Davis said in his latest update on the industry’s efforts for a safe return to work.

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New York Magazine | Aug 10

Donald Trump’s election dealt a fatal blow to the Republican Party’s conventional approach to economic rhetoric – while heralding a smashing victory for its conventional approach to economic policy.

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The Hollywood Reporter | Jul 28

On Sept. 2, when Alberto Barbera rolls out the red carpet for the 77th Venice International Film Festival, it will mark the beginning of the post-COVID-19 era.

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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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