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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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The Hollywood Reporter | Jul 28

The U.K. government has launched an emergency £500 million ($647 million) film and TV production insurance fund, a move expected to help give a much-needed boost to the indie sector as it attempts to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Deadline | Jul 28

The Television Academy revealed nominations Tuesday for the 72nd Emmy Awards, with Netflix dominating the field with 160 nominees led by its drama Ozark.

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Forbes | Jul 27

As we’ve seen these past months, the Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted so many industries, some of which may potentially be able to recover, while others may continue the struggle or be radically transformed. 

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Deadline | Jul 27

When it comes to the conversation of diversity and inclusion in Hollywood, representation of the disabled community is becoming more and more front and center. 

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Deadline | Jul 27

The Ellen DeGeneres Show’s workplace environment is a subject of an inquiry launched by Warner Bros. TV Group, which includes the show’s producer Telepictures and distributor Warner Bros. TV Distribution, and its parent WarnerMedia, sources confirm to Deadline.

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CNN | Jul 27

The Emmy nominations will be announced Tuesday, in a year when television has seldom felt more important -- offering escape and connection in the midst of a pandemic -- while the process of handing out awards for that looks especially challenging.

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July 14|Deadline

The DGA Pension & Health Plans have extended the opportunity for participants to take temporary loans of up to $20,000 against their supplemental benefit retirement funds “as part of ongoing efforts advocating for member relief during the COVID-19 crisis.”

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July 13|Albuquerque Journal

New Mexico has been a benchmark when it comes to the film industry.

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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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