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Archive for tag: Los Angeles

  SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles Headquarters Early Office Closure, Feb. 17!

17 February, 2017 (16:04) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  Following from SAG-AFTRA Website: SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles Headquarters Early Office Closure, Feb. 17 February 17, 2017, 2:02pm Due to severe weather in the area, the SAG-AFTRA SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles Headquarters will be closed early today, Friday, Feb. 17. The building will be closed at 4 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. […]

Tax Incentives Boost On-Location Filming In L.A. To Record Levels!

17 January, 2017 (14:10) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb January 17, 2017 12:00pm On-location film and TV production hit record levels in Los Angeles last year – at least in recent years – thanks in large part to the state’s upgraded $330 million annual film incentives program. On-location feature film production was up 6.2% over 2015, and on-location TV production was […]

Judge Dismisses Ed Asner Suit Vs. Actors’ Equity; Small L.A. Theaters Must Pay Minimum Wage.

9 December, 2016 (14:17) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  By David Robb December 8 2016 3:40 pm A federal judge in Los Angeles has dismissed a lawsuit that would have prevented Actors’ Equity from requiring small L.A.-based theater companies that sign its contract to pay their actors at least minimum wage The suit, whose lead plaintiff was former SAG President Ed Asner, argued that […]

Wang Jianlin beckons Hollywood filmmakers to massive China moviemaking complex!

18 October, 2016 (13:49) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Ryan Faughnder LA Times China’s richest man came to Los Angeles on a mission — to lure major film productions to his home country. Wang Jianlin, the billionaire chairman of Dalian Wanda Group, has unveiled plans to offer a 40% production rebate for foreign and local movies and television shows that shoot at his new “movie metropolis” in the city […]

NLRB Dismisses Complaint Vs. Actors Equity In 99-Seat Theatre Dispute!

2 September, 2016 (14:41) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  September 2, 2016 10:55am The National Labor Relations Board has dismissed an unfair labor practices charge filed against Actors’ Equity by opponents of the union’s plan to require small theatres in Los Angeles to pay their actors at least minimum wage. Related Actors’ Equity Leaders Say They’ve Been “Threatened” By 99-Seat Plan […]