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Hollywood Commission Launches New Entertainment Survey Designed to Rid Industry of Toxicity; Responses Encouraged

The Hollywood Commission has announced the launch of its second Entertainment Survey, which is designed to give a voice to industry workers while providing the community with crucial insight surrounding the progress made in the past five years toward meaningful systemic change. The survey is now live at hollywoodentertainmentsurvey.org, and the Hollywood Commission encourages all members of the community to participate in the anonymous questionnaire. The Hollywood Commission is considered the […]

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IATSE, AICP Reach New Three-Year TV Commercial Production Agreement

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) and the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) concluded negotiations last week on a new three-year contract covering TV commercial production across the US. The new agreement became effective October 1, 2022 and expires September 30, 2025, with terms going into effect on October 30, 2022. Additionally, the two parties reached a Neutrality Agreement and Procedures which could lead to Voluntary Recognition […]

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FilmLA Reports That Pandemic Production Shift Has Subsided in Third Quarter 2022

FilmLA, the partner film office for the City and County of Los Angeles and other local jurisdictions – today issued its third quarter report, including an update regarding regional filming activity. You can read the full Q3 report on FilmLA. FilmLA reported a total of 9,066 Shoot Days (SD)* in the third quarter (“Q3”), which covers the period between July 1 through September 30, 2022. This is down -10.5% from […]

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Casting Society Announces TV, Theater, Shortform Nominations for 38th Annual Artios Awards

The Casting Society of America has announced the nominations for its TV, theater, short films and shortform series categories for the 38th Annual Artios Awards. Streamer Netflix  received the most nominations (10), while Apple TV+, HBO, HBO Max, and Hulu received five apiece. ABC, AMC, Disney+, Fox, and Nickelodeon received two nominations each. The Artios Awards film nominees will be announced on November 1, while winners will be announced at […]

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Prime Time Softball League: American Dad Loses 1st Game, as CSI Vegas Continues Its Winning Streak

Two-time reigning champs American Dad finally took an “L” in Week 6 of the Prime Time Softball League, while CSI Vegas continued its winning streak with five wins in five games. Young Sheldon finally won a game, defeating The Morning Show 16 – 8, but Big Brother continues to be winless this season. Pretty Freakin’ Scary, one of this season’s new teams/shows, slaughtered the veterans, The Neighborhood, 19 to 1. It’s still very early […]

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Sight, Sound & Story Live Presents Behind the Lens: Capturing Horror Films on October 27th

Manhattan Edit Workshop’s “Sight, Sound & Story: Live” monthly online event series continues on October 27th with acclaimed Cinematographers, Charlie Sarroff and Oona Menges, with Moderator Chad Anderson. Inside Episode XXII: Horror films depend on the cinematographer to create the compositions, tone, mood, and surreal imagery that scare us to our core and keep us on the edge of our seats. Just in time for Halloween, join us for a […]

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Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Announces Nominees for Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Make-up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) has announced the Lifetime Achievement Award nominees for the 10th Annual Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, to be presented by HASK® Beauty with an awards gala, taking place on Saturday, February 11, 2023. The gala takes place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, but it also be streamed worldwide to an inclusive audience. Julie Socash, IATSE Local 706 […]

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49th Student Academy Awards Will Be Held Thursday, Oct. 30 at Academy Museum

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) voted 14 students as winners of the 49th Student Academy Awards® competition. This year, the Student Academy Awards competition received a total of 1,796 entries from 614 colleges and universities around the world. For the first time since 2019, students will participate in an in-person award ceremony, which will be hosted by producer Terrence Jenkins. The medal placements – gold, silver and […]

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Zach Balch Named National Division Manager at Level 77 Music, Where He’ll Direct Sales

Zach Balch has joined Level 77 Music as National Division Manager. An award-winning musician, record producer, recording engineer, and production music sales executive, Balch will direct sales for the company’s rapidly growing catalog across the U.S. and seek new business relationships among film and television producers, advertising agencies, corporate media, and branded media producers, among others. “We are thrilled to have Zach join our team,” Level 77 Music founder/CEO Patrick […]

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Prime Time Softball League: American Dad, CSI Vegas Lead in Week 5

After the Week 5 games on Oct. 8, the American Dad (two-time reigning champs) and CSI Vegas teams pulled ahead of the pack with four wins each. CSI Vegas defeated The Rookie to earn its fourth win, while MasterChef lost its first game of the season in a squeaker against new series, Pretty Freekin’ Scary. Young Sheldon and Big Brother, both returning from last season, have yet to win a game. The […]