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Newburgh Gazette, Apr. 12

A petition on a new website called EveryoneOnStage.com is aiming for a chorus of support. Equity has also sent formal letters requesting the change to the two organizations that co-produce the Tonys, the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

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Tech Radar, Apr. 12

Cannes and Netflix have parted ways, with CEO Ted Sarandos revealing that a change to the film festival's rules means that none of its movies will be competing this year.

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Variety, Apr. 11

Netflix’s Reed Hastings in early March threw cold water on the effort to contractually mandate diversity in film casting and the hiring of physical production crews, dealing the first blow to the burgeoning effort in Hollywood to address long-standing racial disparities.

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New Atlas, Apr. 10

Back in early 2013, Blackmagic announced a compact Super 16 video camera for movie-makers on a budget.

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The Pitt News, Apr. 5

As a teenager, movie fanatic Drew Levinson noticed a run-down brick building with a familiar logo — 24 stars circling a mountain — as he passed it on his way to crew practice from Taylor Allderdice High School.

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Washington Post, Apr. 5

Have you seen the numbers? “Black Panther,” Ryan Coogler’s masterful adaptation of the Marvel comic book series, recently crossed $1 billion in box-office receipts worldwide, putting it in the top 10 moneymakers of all time.

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WGRZ, Apr. 3

The two Sex and the City movies received a combined $13.6 million in film-tax credits from New York state, but one of its stars, Cynthia Nixon, wants to change the program if she is elected governor.

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IndieWire, Apr. 2

Last week featured two new skirmishes in the forever war between Netflix and the film industry’s old guard, as Cannes declared that Netflix movies would be prohibited from screening in Competition, and Steven Spielberg gave an interview in which he effectively said that Netflix features are TV movies (he was speaking in the context of Oscar consideration, but it’s easy to extrapolate a broader argument from his comments.

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Daily Bruin, Apr. 2

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles has worked with emerging filmmakers that have gone on to shoot pilots for Disney Channel and Warner Bros.

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News Shooter, Apr. 1

RØDE Microphones’ short film competition, My RØDE Reel is back for its 5th year.

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People’s World, Mar. 30

As of now Marvel’s Black Panther has become the top-grossing superhero genre film of all time.

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Deadline, Mar. 29

Blockchain, the technology that underlies digital currencies, is finding fresh application in Hollywood.

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Rolling Stone, Mar. 29

The Tribeca Film Festival has added a new Patti Smith documentary to its lineup and announced that it will host the inaugural New York event for Time's Up.

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The Atlantic, Mar. 5

Last year, there was a discernible shadow looming over the 2017 Academy Awards, saturating Jimmy Kimmel's opening monologue, popping up in acceptance speeches throughout the night, and even making its presence felt via tweets projected onto the backdrop of the Dolby Theatre.

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The Verge, Mar. 5

The Entertainment Software Association, the lobbying arm of the video game industry that also oversees the medium's content ratings system, confirmed today that it will in fact meet with President Donald Trump this week, according to "Rolling Stone."

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Save the Date for the 74th Annual IA District 2 Convention

Date: June 8-10, 2018
Where: At the beautiful Caesar’s Palace Hotel in Las Vegas

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