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Halo Co-Creator Starting New Studio at EA

Coming Soon 19 Oct 2021
Marcus Lehto, mostly known for co-creating Halo, is starting another studio ... He’ll be game director at this unnamed EA studio, which will be in the Seattle area and focus on first-person games; both of which can also describe Bungie, his former employer ... The studio folded in ...
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‘Splinter Cell’ may be revived according to development sources

NME 19 Oct 2021
READ MORE ... Two people close to Ubisoft said that the studios working on the project would not include the Montreal studio responsible for previous entries ... Ubisoft is also struggling to repair its image after its Singapore studio came under fire, with a fair employment watchdog investigating allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination ... .
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Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

The Crescent News 19 Oct 2021
After days of marathon negotiations, representatives from the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and from the studios and entertainment companies who employ them reached the three-year contract agreement before a Monday strike deadline, avoiding a serious ...
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New UK Music report reveals one in three music jobs were lost during the pandemic

NME 19 Oct 2021
According to the report, 69,000 jobs in the UK music industry have been lost during the pandemic, with employment figures plunging by 35 per cent in 2020 ... The report also notes how many self-employed workers in the music industry were unable to access support from the UK government as “many were not eligible”.
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Roundup: U.S. Hollywood film-crew union, producer alliance reach deal to avert crippling strike

China.dot.org 19 Oct 2021
The AMPTP is a powerful entertainment association that represents producers and major employers in television, film and online media, including such heavyweights as, Walt Disney Studios, Sony, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Netflix, Amazon, and Apple ... members and employers.
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U.S. Hollywood film-crew union, producer alliance reach deal to avert crippling strike

Sina 19 Oct 2021
The AMPTP is a powerful entertainment association that represents producers and major employers in television, film and online media, including such heavyweights as, Walt Disney Studios, Sony, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, Netflix, Amazon, and Apple ... members and employers.
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‘World of Warcraft’ renames character based on Cannibal Corpse frontman “Corpsegrinder”

NME 19 Oct 2021
Developer Blizzard has renamed a quest-giving character in World of Warcraft after homophobic statements by the musician it was based on re-emerged. READ MORE ... This comes in response to accusations of sexual harassment at its studios and a lawsuit brought by the state of California’s Department of Fair Housing and Employment ... .
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Dubbing movies, TV is the next frontier for machine learning, AI

Messenger-Inquirer 19 Oct 2021
A studio or local distributor, having decided it wants to put out a movie with local-language dialogue, ... “We have the technology to fill a big gap,” said Oz Krakowski, chief marketing officer of deepdub, a Dallas- and Tel Aviv-based startup that employs essentially this process.
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International Film and TV Unions Drawing Inspiration From IATSE Dealmaking

The Hollywood Reporter 18 Oct 2021
The new, tentative three-year film and TV deal agreed upon between the studios ... Their counterparts in most countries have far less influence and leverage over their employers, many of whom are the same Hollywood studios and streamers IATSE leadership negotiated with for its deal.
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US film and TV crews, studios strike deal

Shenzhen Daily 18 Oct 2021
After days of marathon negotiations, representatives from the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and from the studios and entertainment companies who employ them reached the three-year contract agreement before a Monday strike deadline, avoiding a serious ...
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`Solidarity’ Cited In New Deal For 40k Behind-the-Scenes Film & TV Workers

CBS Sports 18 Oct 2021
“Our members will see significant improvements, but our employers also will benefit,” said Mike Miller, vice president for IATSE ... The AMPTP is a trade association representing employers and producers of television and film, and includes Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, Apple, Netflix and Amazon, among others.
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Clean: 'Stage Fright' (10/18/21)

Seven Days 18 Oct 2021
The evening sun cast vibrant pastel shades on the edges of faraway mountains as I reclined in a folding chair near the banks of a meandering stream ... Although I was several years sober and employed at a well-respected music studio, the consequences of my decision continued to haunt me.
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State could strike it big with production pause avoided

West Hawaii Today 18 Oct 2021
After days of marathon negotiations, representatives from the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and from the studios and entertainment companies who employ them reached the three-year contract agreement before a Monday strike deadline, avoiding a serious ...
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Hollywood workers reach agreement with studios, averting strike

Live Mint 17 Oct 2021
The film and television industry narrowly avoided a shutdown of production on Saturday evening after the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees reached a last-minute, tentative agreement with studios and streaming services over worker demands ... Studio workers employed at companies including Netflix Inc.
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Hollywood crews union reaches a deal with studios, averting a strike

Finger Lakes Times 17 Oct 2021
LOS ANGELES — The union representing Hollywood crews has reached an agreement on a new contract with the major studios, avoiding a historic strike that would have disrupted film and TV production nationwide ... The alliance represents the major Hollywood studios such as Walt Disney and Warner Bros.
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