Real Housewives of Atlanta Shuts Down Filming After Member of Production Tests Positive for COVID

“Out of an abundance of caution, production is shutting down for two weeks,” a source close to production tells PEOPLE Advertisement FB Tweet Credit: Bravo Media The Real Housewives of Atlanta has paused filming after a member of the production team tested positive for COVID-19, PEOPLE has confirmed. “The set follows rigorous COVID-19 safety protocols […]

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Official asks Culture Minister, IRIB CEO to halt film projects as coronavirus outbreak grows

TEHRAN – The head of the Coronavirus Control Operations HQ in Tehran has asked Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Abbas Salehi and IRIB Managing Director Ali Aliasgari to stop film projects due to a significant increase in the number of people infected with COVID-19.  Addressing the two officials in a letter published on […]

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Hollywood Company To Invest $390m In A New Film Studio In London

Josh Wilson U.S. investment company, Hackman Capital Partners, is set to invest $390m (£300m) in a new Hollywood inspired production complex in Dagenham, East London. The firm owns Culver Studios in Los Angeles, and Silvercup Studios in New York, where between them major films and TV series have been shot throughout the years including, Gone […]

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Film and Performance Industry Still Struggling Despite Relaxed Social Distancing

Posted on November 6, 2020 by Korea Bizwire in Culture & Society, Lifestyle, Top News SEOUL, Nov. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Thanks to the government’s decision to relax the social distancing restrictions to Level 1 starting from this Saturday, the ‘seat separation’ policies at movie theaters and performance venues will be lifted. Nonetheless, the nation’s […]

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The European film industry strives to find its way through the second wave of the coronavirus

After having seen the light at the end of the tunnel during late summer, which witnessed the successful hosting of the Venice Film Festival under strict measures but in its usual physical form (see the news), the European film industry is now facing a new period of uncertainty caused by the so-called second wave of […]

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Olivia Wilde’s ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Halts Production Due to Positive Coronavirus Test

New Line has paused production on Olivia Wilde’s upcoming movie “Don’t Worry Darling” after a crew member tested positive for coronavirus. The psychological thriller, which stars Florence Pugh, Chris Pine and Harry Styles, has been filming in Los Angeles since last month. The positive test was confirmed during routine testing that all production employees receive. […]

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Timothée Chalamet’s Bob Dylan biopic ‘cancelled’ as Covid hammers film industry

ByWill Twigger 27 OCT 2020 One of Timothée Chalamet’s upcoming projects, a biopic about Bob Dylan, “isn’t happening right now” – as the film industry is hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Young actor Timothée was set to star as the legendary singer in Going Electric, with James Mangold slated to direct. But now a […]

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‘Chinese Hollywood’ sees reviving film industry

Source: Xinhua Published: 2020/10/27 Xu Xiao’s busy day started when all the 80-plus horses on his horse farm were booked out for movie and television shoots at Hengdian World Studios, known as the “Chinese Hollywood,” in East China’s Zhejiang Province. “I have been engaged in the film industry for more than 30 years, and I […]

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AFI Conservatory Cancels Directing Workshop For Women Class Of 2022 Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

By David Robb October 28, 2020 The AFI Conservatory has canceled the 2022 class of its Directing Workshop for Women due to the coronavirus pandemic. The program, which has trained more than 350 female filmmakers since 1974, will continue teaching its current class, though much of their training has been pushed back until next year. […]

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Comment: The film industry needs to pull together if it is to survive this pandemic

By Fionnuala Halligan5 October 2020 In a year of so many sudden and disorientating changes, September was a marker. And October has already come in hot. The film industry barely had time to celebrate a victory for Venice and the fact that San Sebastian managed to pull off a physical festival in a Covid-19 hotspot […]

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