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WGA Awards: Historic Snub For Broadcast Nets With No Top Series Nominations

7 December, 2017 (22:08) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by Nellie Andreeva December 7, 2017 5:20pm For years now, there has been talk about many A-list writers shunning broadcast TV in favor of cable and streaming series because of the fewer limitations and bigger creative freedom they could get there. That has been reflected in the WGA Awards nominations over the past five years, […]

Los Angeles On-Location Filming Falls For Third Quarter In A Row

18 October, 2017 (15:34) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb October 18, 2017 12:05pm Despite the state’s annual $330 million tax incentives program, on-location filming in greater Los Angeles fell for a third consecutive quarter, dipping 3.5% to 9,455 shoot days in the third quarter of 2017 compared with the same period last year. On-location filming fell 4.7% in the second […]

Report Finds “Record Gains” For Female and Minority First-Time TV Directors

27 September, 2017 (12:01) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

 by David Robb September 27, 2017 10:00am In what could mark a turning point in the television industry’s diversity efforts, a new DGA report has found that first-time women and minority TV directors saw record gains this year, with more than twice as many freshman minority directors and nearly twice as many first-time female directors […]

Stunt Goes Wrong On ‘El Chicano’ Set In Calgary, Sends Camera Crew Scrambling

11 September, 2017 (16:50) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb September 11, 2017 3:35pm EXCLUSIVE: An accident on the set of U.S. indie El Chicano in Calgary sent a camera crew scrambling for their lives last week when a stunt car traveling in reverse crashed into a taco truck, sending the larger vehicle careening into their camera platform. The incident being investigated by actors […]

Bill In Congress Would Protect Child Actors Nationwide

7 September, 2017 (15:52) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  September 7, 2017 12:46pm Legislation has been introduced in Congress that would, for the first time, create nationwide workplace protections for child actors. Currently, kids working in the film and TV industry are exempt from federal laws governing the employment of children, and must instead rely on a crazy-quilt of wildly varying […]