CTV News, Nov. 7
The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday lifted its ban of Los Angeles Times reporters and critics from its press screenings after a widespread backlash prompted several media outlets to announce their own boycotts of Disney movies. In a statement Tuesday, Disney said it was restoring access to the newspaper after "productive discussions with the newly installed leadership" at the Los Angeles Times. Disney had barred the Times from its screenings after the paper published a two-part investigative series on the company's business dealings in Anaheim, California, where Disneyland is.
Parade, Nov. 3
It takes a lot of luck and elbow grease to land a gig in Hollywood, not to mention make a living.
LA Times, Nov. 2
Variety held its second annual Inclusion summit Wednesday, shining a spotlight on diversity in Hollywood.
Variety, Nov. 2
While the fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal continues to grab headlines and rock the entertainment world, perhaps the bigger story in Hollywood is the ongoing decline of the movie industry.
The Hollywood Reporter, Nov. 2
The marketing campaigns for It, La La Land and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri were among the "grand" winners Thursday night at the Clio Entertainment Awards (formerly the Clio Key Art Awards).
Times Union, Nov. 1
The storied movie studio MGM is getting back into distribution, teaming with Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures in a joint venture that could have ramifications for the next James Bond film.
Variety, Nov. 1
Amid a brutally uncertain environment for movies, the American Film Market opens its 38th edition Wednesday at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.
Huffington Post, Nov. 1
There’s been a lot of talk in recent years about how it’s about time to turn a corner in entertainment and empower marginalized groups to get their fair share of the spotlight.
Tampa Bay Times, Oct. 31
The public incentives that helped lure major productions to Florida, as well as the infrastructure they helped grow, have faded away.
Bowling Green Daily News, Oct. 31
Officials attending a meeting Monday of the Kentucky Film Association – a trade association that supports the state’s film industry – heard details about more than $1 million in economic impact resulting from film productions during the past year in southern Kentucky, as well as the potential for the industry to grow locally.
L.A. Times, Oct. 30
Amazon Studios is picking up stakes from its current home in Santa Monica and moving to the Culver Studios, the historic lot in Culver City where classic films such as “Gone with the Wind” and “Citizen Kane” were filmed.
ABC4 Utah, Oct. 30
Movies and TV are part of a multimillion dollar industry in Utah, and the state's unique landscapes and striking settings are also helping attract more film crews - good for state and local economies.
KVIA, Oct. 29
El Pasoans interested in film were able to get a taste of what it's like to work in the industry
Courthouse News, Oct. 26
Age isn’t just a number, a Screen Actors Guild attorney told a federal judge Thursday in a last-ditch effort to save an enjoined state law that would make Hollywood informational website IMDb take down actors’ ages upon request.
WABE, Oct. 26
Atlanta’s film industry has created jobs well beyond what happens in front of the camera.
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