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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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July 10|Variety

Universal Pictures’ “Jurassic World: Dominion” has resumed shooting this week in the U.K. with the studio denying a press report of a production halt due to positive COVID-19 tests among the crew.

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July 10|The Hollywood Reporter

On June 8, an obscure Polish film appeared on Netflix's U.S. Top 10 chart, which tracks the most popular TV shows and movies on the streamer each day.

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July 9|LA Times

American culture — who it represents, what it says — is undergoing a rethink, a long overdue course-correction in which social movements against racism and sexual harassment and abuse have galvanized participants to demand change.

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July 8|Deadline

 Taylor Sheridan had to push back an hour on his Deadline Emmy nomination week interview, e-mailing simply, “I gotta move cows.”

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July 8|San Fernando Valley Business Journal

On-location film and television production dropped by 98 percent in the second quarter as the entertainment industry shut down due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to figures released Wednesday from FilmL.A.

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Jun 3 | World Economic Forum

The fallout from the COVID-19 crisis is reaching every aspect of people’s lives and livelihoods.

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Jun 3 | Deadline

The International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600, has released an 11-page set of protocols and recommendations for the safe return to worl during the coronavirus pandemic, including a core principle that "no one should have to waive their rights os assume liability in order to go back to work."

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Jun 3 | Deadline

Edward James Olmos has been acting, directing and producing film and television for 45 years, establishing himself as an iconic Latino actor when there weren’t many of them.

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Jun 3 | Variety

Due to COVID-19, it was unclear when “Greyhound,” a World War II epic starring Tom Hanks, would ride into theaters.

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May 31 | Fstoppers

Episodic television budgets are on the rise, but more money is never enough. Award-winning cinematographer, Jeffery Waldron, tells how overcoming creative challenges onset can lead to beautiful solutions.

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May 25 | Deadline

As Hollywood works with the unions and guilds to safely resume television and film production business, there is much discussion over the desire to lessen crew density on sets versus the desire of the guilds to protect the jobs of members heading into a post-pandemic future.

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Ticket News | May 11

More than three dozen organizations representing several facets of the entertainment industry have banded together for a call to action from government leaders. 

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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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