Hollywood Labor Unions Reach Deal to Resume Film and TV Production During Covid

Hollywood is finally back up and running! The major Hollywood labor unions (representing writers, actors and directors) have reached a deal with studios, networks, major companies and independent producers to resume film and TV production during the covid-19 pandemic, according to Deadline. The protocols pave the way for creative workers, who have been hard hit

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Sundance and Adobe Announce Winners of $5,000 Filmmaking Grant

Sundance has announced the recipients for its $5,000 filmmaking grant to support women filmmakers! The Sundance Institute has partnered with software giant Adobe to create a fellowship “to help female filmmakers launch successful and sustainable careers.” Eleven women were awarded the filmmaking grant this year. Each receives a $5,000 cash grant, participation in a Sundance

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How Are Sex Scenes Shot During Covid?

Film and TV production has resumed, with many safety guidelines in place to protect against the spread of covid-19. But how are sex scenes shot during covid? Directors UK, an organization of over 7,500 film and TV directors, has issued a new set of guidelines to help productions navigate difficult sex scenes. Titled “Intimacy in

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How Much Did ‘Tenet’ Make?

Christopher Nolan’s Tenet is the first big box-office test of the covid-19 era. While other studios have been delaying release dates and or sending movies straight to digital, Warner Brothers decided to move ahead with a traditional Tenet release. So how much did Tenet make at the box office? Tenet box office numbers According to

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FilmUp Surpasses 400,000 Instagram Followers!

We’re so excited to share a big milestone: FilmUp has surpassed 400,000 followers on Instagram! Two years ago, we launched FilmUp and started posting inspiring content for photographers and filmmakers. All we’ve ever wanted is to foster a positive community for like-minded creative people all across the world. We’re so happy that you’ve joined us!

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Talent Agents Will Now Be Voting for the Oscars

On June 28th, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors voted to define talent agents as “Members-at-Large,” giving Oscar voting privileges to talent agents. The Academy has 17 branches, including actors,¬†crafts, documentaries, directors, and writers. There are two membership status categories, Members-at-Large and Associates. Agents were previously classified as Associates and

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