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Filmtools Retail Store Closed Until April 19, 2020

March 2020
Filmtools Retail Store Closed Until April 19, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 health crisis, Filmtools has announced their decision to close their retail store temporarily from March 21st – April 19, 2020. The office employees are taking a work-from-home approach, and telephone channels as well as warehouse pick-up of online orders will remain open for business. For the B2B, Corporate, Government,... »

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Matthews Studio Equipment Closes Their Doors

March 2020
Matthews Studio Equipment Closes Their Doors

Announced yesterday, Matthews Studio Eguipment, Inc. has closed the physical doors to their business in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. They are still keeping staff on-hand to respond to customers as needed. For more information please visit  www.msegrip.com »

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IATSE Sends 80,000 Letters To Congress In Support of Displaced Entertainment Workers

March 2020
IATSE Sends 80,000 Letters To Congress In Support of Displaced Entertainment Workers

On Wednesday, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employers (IATSE) announced that their members and allies have sent over 80,000 letters over two days to Congress, urging lawmakers to include displaced entertainment workers in a federal aid package. According to the IATSE, a related letter drafted by Congressman Adam Schiff (CA-28) is being circulated... »

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IATSE Commits $2.5 Million to Entertainment Charities Amid Coronavirus

March 2020
IATSE Commits $2.5 Million to Entertainment Charities Amid Coronavirus

With thousands of entertainment workers displaced as a result of social distancing measures to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees’ (IATSE) General Executive Board approved $2.5 million in donations to three entertainment charities Tuesday. The funding will go to the Actors Fund, the Motion Picture and... »

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Band Pro Update

March 2020
Band Pro Update

Despite the outbreak of COVID-19, Band Pro has announced that their doors are still open for business. The Burbank headquarters will remain open during regular business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 6pm. In response to Covid-19, Band Pro has implemented reduced staffing through the end of March. While they will continue providing the... »

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ICG Local 600 New President John Lindley

March 2020
ICG Local 600 New President <em>John Lindley</em>

Following a special online meeting of the International Cinematographers Guild’s (ICG, IATSE Local 600) National Executive Board, John Lindley, ASC, has been elected as the guild’s new national president. A guild member for 32 years, Lindley was the second national vice president and has served on the National Executive Board for 13 years. This... »

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IATSE President Calls On Congress To Pass Relief Package For Entertainment Workers

March 2020
IATSE President Calls On Congress To Pass Relief Package For Entertainment Workers

Matthew D. Loeb, International President of the IATSE, released the following statement with regards to the coronavirus virus, urging the Federal Government to pass a relief package for the Entertainment Industry workers whose events or projects have been canceled: “As social distancing measures are enacted and events and projects across all sectors of the... »

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USITT 2020: Conference & Stage Expo Canceled

March 2020
USITT 2020: Conference & Stage Expo Canceled

The Association for Performing Arts & Live Entertainment Professionals has cancelled its 60th Annual USITT Conference & Stage Expo in the wake of the global coronavirus outbreak. David Grindle, the organization’s executive director, made the announcement late on Wednesday. The event was scheduled to take place April 1-4 in Houston. “Making this decision has... »

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NAB 2020: TVU Networks Withdraws At-Show Participation

March 2020
NAB 2020: TVU Networks Withdraws At-Show Participation

TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions and Technology, and Engineering Emmy Award winner, has announced that the company will not exhibit at the 2020 NAB Show next month in Las Vegas, citing concerns over the health and safety of employees, colleagues and their friends and family in light... »

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Pocket Cinema Camera 4K Used To Shoot The Most Dangerous Animal of All

March 2020
Pocket Cinema Camera 4K Used To Shoot <em>The Most Dangerous Animal of All</em>

Blackmagic Design today announced that DP Zak Mulligan used its Pocket Cinema Camera 4Ks to help capture FX’s new docuseries The Most Dangerous Animal of All. The series also made use of DaVinci Resolve Studio for color grading, which was completed by Partner and Senior Colorist Shane Reed of Los Angeles based post production... »

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