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Variety, May 30

As the largest and oldest cinematographer society, the ASC has long been a source of inspiration — and guidance — for overseas artists and international groups similarly dedicated to the craft.

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Deadline, May 29

IATSE is offering assistance to members affected by the recent spate of tornadoes that have struck eight states in the high Plains and the Ohio River Valley.

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Deadline, May 31

Members of the Animation Guild, IATSE Local 839, have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new pair of Nickelodeon contracts covering a wide range of animation artists, writers, and technicians working in computer graphics and traditional 2D animation.

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Duluth News Tribune, May 19

Minnesota is no stranger to the big trucks and bigger bucks of the film and television industry.

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Variety, May 18

Women are making strides toward parity in the film business but there’s much more progress to be made, panelists at the Kering Women in Motion talk said Saturday.

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Screen Daily, May 17

Ken Loach was in typically fiery form when he appeared this week at the Talent Talk for his latest Cannes contender, "Sorry We Missed You," alongside his regular collaborators screenwriter Paul Laverty and producer Rebecca O’Brien in the UK Film Centre.

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Collider, May 17

It takes real talent to make a film look distinct. Sure, there are a variety of tools at a filmmaker’s disposal, and various combinations of cameras and lenses and lights that can create differing images, but more often than not—especially in the wake of the advent of digital photography—a lot of films have started to look rather same-y.

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CNN, May 17

This week, the director Reed Morano was supposed to fly to Georgia to scout locations for a new show for Amazon Studios called "The Power."

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Time, May 21

This week, the director Reed Morano was supposed to fly to Georgia to scout locations for a new show for Amazon Studios called "The Power."

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The American Prospect, May 21

For more than a quarter century, the American labor movement has been struggling to convince Democrats of the value of unions and the crucial role they play in the struggle for social and economic justice.

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WLKY, April 25

Many would be excited to hear a movie is being shot in Oldham County.

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USA Today, Apr. 25

When you think about black people in Tudor times, what do you see? Do you picture them in 19th-century France? How about lesbians in Regency-era England? Can you imagine TV series about lesbian land owners, black noblewomen in the Tudor court or black officers in the French police? Well, this spring they're all here.

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The Hollywood Reporter, Apr. 23

For years, some plaintiff-side litigators in Hollywood have complained that when it comes to arbitration, the cards are stacked in favor of big studios, which repeatedly use these alternative dispute-resolution forums. But in February, the tables turned when one JAMS arbitrator decided that not only did 21st Century Fox cheat the creative talent behind Bones out of tens of millions of dollars in profits, but that the fraud was so reprehensible that Fox should also pay an additional $128 million in punitive damages.

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Variety, Apr. 23

Last year, CBS hired two white-shoe law firms to conduct an independent investigation into alleged misconduct by then-CEO Leslie Moonves, as well as broader cultural issues at CBS. Writing for Variety, Whitney Davis — a veteran of the company’s news and entertainment divisions — describes how the investigation prompted her to reconsider her nearly decade-and-a-half career at CBS.

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Teen Vogue, Apr. 23

This latest chapter in Los Angeles’s colorful labor history is being written by, well, writers — specifically, screenwriters.

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Book your reservation for the IATSE D2 Convention, June 5-7, 2020 at the Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square.

Union Convention Room Block
Start Date: Thursday, June 4, 2020
End Date: Monday, June 8, 2020
Last Day to Book: Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Hotel offering your special group rate:
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square for 265 USD - 275 USD per night
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