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Onwards and Outwards Resources: Women in the Film Industry

A selection of articles and resources which explore the position of women in the film industry today, the obstacles that they face and the innovations that they have made. A Vivid Cinema: Women in the British Film Industry, ICA Blog, 2015 Our British Female Directors, Dogwoof, 2015 Reports and Statistics, Women in Film and Television UK, […]

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6 Hollywood Studio Executives Discuss the State of the Film Industry

Justin Morrow The Hollywood Reporter recently sat down with the major studio chiefs for an hour-long discussion of the state of the industry, and while it’s definitely worth watching, because we love you so much, we went ahead and put together a list of 3 takeaways from the video, featuring Donna Langley (Chairman, Universal Pictures), Tom […]

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Stuntman Says Boss Ordered Him Injured

By MATT REYNOLDS LOS ANGELES (CN) – A stunt coordinator for “Amazing Spiderman 2” ordered a stuntman to injure another one in an “act of malicious age discrimination” that ended the older man’s career, the longtime stuntman claims in court. B.J. Davis worked as a stuntman for 35 years before the “malicious age discrimination” ended […]

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Women in Film and TV Vancouver to kick off VIFF Industry

by Craig Takeuchi  The conversation about gender inequality in the film industry has been heightened in Hollywood over the last while, with everything from Patricia Arquette’s rousing Oscar acceptance speech to viral videos mocking how women are treated in Hollywood. If you’re interested in supporting women in film, Women in Film and Television Vancouver is rolling out their […]

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Federal Judge Dismisses Antitrust Claims Against Hollywood Agency Giants

Posted by: : Paul Ebeling United Talent Agency and ICM Partners have convinced a court to dismiss several claims filed against them by a smaller talent agency, including the allegation that they violated antitrust law by collecting “packaging fees” on television projects. Lenhoff & Lenhoff, Charles Lenhoff’s boutique talent agency, filed suit in February after losing two […]

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CASTING SCAM ALERT ISSUED TO ACTORS IN HOLLYWOOD

BY IAIN ALEXANDER A new casting scam is targeting actors in the Hollywood area where they are being asked to provide nude pictures of themselves to qualify for an audition. The scam alert was issued by one of the largest casting firms in Los Angeles urging actors to avoid any such contact with the individuals who […]

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Female TV directors make modest strides, but minority representation drops, DGA reports

By YVONNE VILLARREAL With all this talk of too much TV, there still isn’t an overabundance of female and minority directors behind the camera. That’s according to the Directors Guild of America’s latest report analyzing the gender and ethnicity of directors hired by prime-time television shows across broadcast and cable networks, as well as rising Internet networks such […]

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European Film Industry Declares New Commitment to Gender Parity; Your Move, Hollywood

by Carolyn Cox Talk might be relatively cheap, but that doesn’t mean it’s not cause for optimism. During a conference on gender issues at the Sarajevo Film Festival, attendees from various film funds and ministries of culture agreed to declare a new commitment to advocating for policies that will correct the current gender gap in the […]

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Opportunity in Film Industry (colorado springs)

A company called Casting 360 has posted over 450 different ad titles, multiple times in the past 9 months for “Extras” in Movies. They are scamming unaware people who are hopeful of breaking into the film industry. They claim you can sign up for their bogus “services” for only $2, but don’t tell you that […]

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Disquiet on the Set as Shops Try to Ignore Elephant in the Room: SAG Contracts

Demand for Digital Video Conflicts With Industry’s SAG-AFTRA Contract By  Maureen Morrison. When Olive Garden sent out a request for proposals in its ad agency search last month, it tucked an unusual item in among the boilerplate criteria: “Experience working outside of SAG agreements.” It was couched gently as “Nice to Have,” but it’s no casual […]

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