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Anti-Sex Harassment Provision Added To Bill To Extend California’s Film Incentives

15 May, 2018 (13:00) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb May 15, 2018 12:00pm An amendment to a bill that would extend California’s $330 million-a-year film incentives program would for the first time require applicants to submit a written policy against sexual harassment. If approved by the Legislature and signed by the governor, it would be the first time an anti-sexual […]

IMDb Sues California To Overturn Actors Age Law!

10 November, 2016 (19:52) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by Patrick Hipes November 10, 2016 5:22pm IMDb has sued California’s Attorney General (and soon to be U.S. senator) Kamala Harris in an effort to overturn a new law that requires the company’s IMDb Pro to remove the ages of actors and others listed on the site if asked by them to do so State Assembly Bill […]

New California IMDb Age Law Probably Unconstitutional, Experts Say

29 September, 2016 (00:19) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

September 27, 2016 6:46am PT by Jonathan Handel Scholars and practitioners alike come down hard on the new law, with only one of seven lawyers suggesting the enactment would survive a challenge. A new California law that will require IMDb to omit or remove age and birth date from an actor’s profile upon request is […]

Age Message from SAG AFTRA President

24 August, 2016 (15:23) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

A Message from SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris: Dear Member, Age discrimination is a major problem in our industry, and it must be addressed. SAG-AFTRA has been working hard for years to stop the career damage caused by the publication of performers’ dates of birth on online subscription websites used for casting like IMDb. We are […]

Runaway projects are costly!

24 July, 2014 (13:10) | 2014 | By: Arlin Miller

Company Town LA Times By Richard Verrier California lost nearly $2 billion in runaway film and TV production in the last four years, report says California lost nearly $2 billion in production spending over the last four years, as film and TV projects took their business out of state, according to a new report. In […]