May 26, 2020
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Industry-Wide White Paper Guidelines for Restarting Film & TV Production

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The Industry-Wide Labor-Management Safety Committee’s task force on the safe resumption of film and TV production expects to have the final draft of a White Paper completed in a week or two for delivery to government officials and public health authorities. According to a recently published story by Deadline, the document is still under review by... »

The IATSE Endorses Joe Biden for President of the United States

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The IATSE Endorses <em>Joe Biden</em> for President of the United States

On Monday, the IATSE’s General Executive Board voted unanimously to extend its endorsement to Former Vice President Joe Biden for President of the United States. Biden has an extensive record and history of fighting for workers’ rights and working families, and he also expresses... »

Matthews & Delaware Print House: T-Shirt Sales Profits to Heroes at Saint Joe’s Medical Center

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Matthews & Delaware Print House: T-Shirt Sales Profits to Heroes at Saint Joe’s Medical Center

Matthews Studio Equipment is donating profits from the sales of their most requested t-shirts to raise funds for vitally needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for frontline COVID-19 healthcare workers. Long-time supporters of Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California, Matthews has pledged to... »

Lucky Expands Design & Representation

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Lucky Expands Design & Representation

Recently, Lucky Post has expanded through creative partnerships with an exclusive collection of designers and storytellers who work as an extension of the Lucky team and includes Already Been... »

To Our Readers: Below the Line Editor’s Note

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Hello Readers, This week Below the Line (BTL) is taking the time to move our server over to a new database. During this move, you can expect some site... »

IATSE Hires Epidemiologists to Consult on Reopening Procedures

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IATSE Hires Epidemiologists to Consult on Reopening Procedures

The IATSE announced on Monday that they have hired a team of three epidemiologists to consult the union on best practices for workers in the entertainment industry to safely... »

House Democrats Unveil HEROES Act Addressing IATSE Legislative Priorities

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House Democrats Unveil HEROES Act Addressing IATSE Legislative Priorities

House Democrats on Tuesday introduced H.R. 6800, The Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, a proposal for the next federal coronavirus relief package. The HEROES Act... »

Jigsaw24 Expands Via24 Cloud Services With EditShare’s EFSv Deployment

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Jigsaw24 Expands Via24 Cloud Services With EditShare’s EFSv Deployment

EditShare, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security, and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, has announced that Jigsaw24 is the first UK-based EditShare reseller to... »

AMPAS Announced 2020 Grant Recipients

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AMPAS Announced 2020 Grant Recipients

The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) announced today the 96 recipients of its 2020 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants, including recipients of the... »

Community Q&A with Zack Arnold ACE & Misha Tenebaum

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Community Q&A with Zack Arnold ACE & Misha Tenebaum

Zack Arnold, ACE and his community of Optimizers held a discussion with Editstock CEO Misha Tenebaum on how to build a successful side hustle outside of your primary career.... »

NAB Launches Show Express 2020

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NAB Launches Show Express 2020

Earlier this year, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) canceled their annual show in April due to the coronavirus pandemic. The NAB Show Express, which brings the NAB show... »

AMC Theatres Refuses to Play Universal Films After Trolls: World Tour

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AMC Theatres Refuses to Play Universal Films After <em>Trolls: World Tour</em>

Last week, AMC Theatres announced that they will no longer be playing any of Universal Pictures’ films in response to the comments made by NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell regarding... »

 
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