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Entertainment Industry Insights: Sep. 20 2022

By Abigail Hardin, September 20, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss The Phantom of the Opera Closing 🌹; Actors on Acting; Paramount Eyeing Increased Theatrical Presence; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Spotlighting Work of Intimacy Coordinators; Quick Bites; Shop Directories Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Sep. 13 2022

By Abigail Hardin, September 13, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Emmy Awards; Fall Festivals; Cineworld Files for Bankruptcy; Production News; Streaming Wars; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Industry Intel; Quick Bites; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Aug. 30 2022

By Abigail Hardin, August 30, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Politics & Production; TV News; Fall Film Festivals 🍂; Movie Theatres; Diversity / Inclusion; What to Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Aug. 23 2022

By Abigail Hardin, August 23, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Awards & Festivals; LA, NYC Bolstering Production Plans; Political Updates; Unions; MoviePass Returns, Cineworld Mulls Restructuring; Nexstar Acquires CW Majority Share; Streaming Landscape; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Aug. 16 2022

By Abigail Hardin, August 16, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Hulu vs. Disney+; Awards & Festivals; Industry Reactions to Abortion Bans Continue; TV Talk; The State of the Theater; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Actors on Acting Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Aug. 09 2022

By Abigail Hardin, August 09, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Film/TV Production; Politics; Streaming Wars; Industry Trends; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Actors on Acting Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Aug. 02 2022

By Abigail Hardin, August 02, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Award & Festival Season; Production Updates; Political Landscape; Q2 Earnings; Streaming Reigns Supreme; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Quick Bites; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jul. 26 2022

By Abigail Hardin, July 26, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Netflix: Lemons or Lemonade? 🍋; TV Talk; Awards 🏆; Production: California Dip & Relocation; Unions; Theatre: Treading the Boards; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Actors on Acting; New Works, New Faces; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jul. 19 2022

By Abigail Hardin, July 19, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Production Updates: Studios Watching Abortion Bans; Paradise Square Fallout; Industry Intel; Emmys 2022: SUCCESSION, TED LASSO, WHITE LOTUS Lead Award Fields; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Actors on Acting: Dominique Fishback, Daniel Kaluuya & More; Quick Bites: Gremlins vs. Baby Yoda, BARBIE Movie Intel, Theatre on Jeopardy; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jul. 12 2022

By Abigail Hardin, July 12, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Beanie Feldstein Exits FUNNY GIRL Early, Makes Way for Lea Michelle in September; Political Update: Arizona Tax Credit Boost, Predatory Ticketing Practices Targeted; Movie Theaters & Streaming; Broadcast Schedules: Fall 2022 Coming Into View; At the Office; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; International DEI - Canada Directors Guild Representation Lacking, BIFA Awards Adopt Gender Neutral Categories; 📣 Calling All Screenwriters; Actors on Acting: Benicio del Toro, Christian Bale, The Hemsworths & More; Around Town: NYC Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jul. 05 2022

By Abigail Hardin, July 05, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Political Updates: Fallout from Roe Rollback Continues; Domestic & International Production: Sites Expanding, Spanish Drama Boom; Industry Intel: Signature, Woolly Mammoth Name New Execs; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Unproduced Scripts Eyed; Black, Queer Playwrights Discuss Future; Quick Bites; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jun. 28 2022

By Abigail Hardin, June 28, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Roe vs. Wade Fallout; Pride Month Wrapping Up; Industry Intel: Daytime Emmys, Tyler Perry Supports Apollo Theater; Production in the UK: Scotland Films Booming, English Theatrical Feat Still Running; Broadway Updates: Masks Optional in July, Shows Closing This Summer; Up-and-Coming Creatives: Native American Writers Lab, NBCUniversal Stepping Up; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Actors on Acting: Viola Davis, Martin Short, Natalie Portman, and More; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jun. 14 2022

By Abigail Hardin, June 14, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Tony Awards; Theatre: out with the old, in with the new!; Guns & Hollywood; Streaming, Broadcast & Upfronts; Shakeup at the House of Mouse; Honoring Black Theatre; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Actors on Acting; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jun. 07 2022

By Abigail Hardin, June 07, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Production Boom in Massachusetts; Awards Chatter; Industry Intel; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Quick Bites & What to Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: May. 31 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, May 31, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss UpFronts Success; Streaming: Q4 Earnings & Subscribers; At the Office; Production: Cannes, International Continues to Grow; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Increase in On-Screen Diversity Slows; Broadway Bumpin': NFTs Come to the Great White Way; NYC Updates: Pride Month 2022, Bryant Park Movie Nights, and more; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: May. 24 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, May 24, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss UpFronts; Production: New Studio, Indie Film & Streamer Churn; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Theatre News; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: May. 17 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, May 17, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss TV: Out with the Old, In with the New!; Industry Intel; Awards: Emmys Adjust for Streaming Future, Full Look at 2022 Tony Awards; Actors on Acting; NYC Updates Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: May. 02 2022 - Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, May 02, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Actor Insider Tips: LA Edition; Off-Broadway Accolades - Lucielle Lortel Awards; South East Report: Pay In-Equality & Growth; Cable VS Streaming; New COVID Protocols TBA; Actors on Acting; To Do in NYC Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Apr. 26 2022

By Abigail Hardin, April 26, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Streaming Updates: Netflix Massive Drop, Competitors On Alert; CNN+ Bows Out; Festivals & Awards; Movie Theaters Enjoying Return to In-Person Viewing; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Industry Intel: Pilot Season Shifting, PATPA Gaining Support; Dissecting the Process: Actors, Writers Weigh In; What to Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Apr. 19 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, April 19, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Festivals & Awards; Developments from Ukraine: TV Industry Seeking Support, Cannes Holding Ukraine Day; Theatre Updates: Mask Mandate Extended, Jay Binder Passing, BIPOC Director Database Expanding; Industry Intel Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Apr. 12 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, April 12, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Must Read; In-Person Events; TV Trends & Commercial Contracts; Actors on Acting; Theatre in 2022; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Apr. 05 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, April 05, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Production Footprint; Industry Intel; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Oscars Fallout Continues Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Mar. 29 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, March 29, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Academy Awards 2022: CODA Wins Big, Classic Movie Reunions, Some Surprises, and an Altercation; Pilot Season & UpFronts; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Industry Intel; Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson's History of Theatre; Actors on Acting; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Mar. 22 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, March 22, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Awards Season: PGA, WGA Crown Winners, Academy Awards Approach; Equity Reinstates In-Person Auditions; 2022 Humana Fest Canceled; Organizers Eyeing Future Revamp; Ukraine Conflict: Sanctions Continue, Theater Attacked; Streaming Update; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Women in Media: Supporting New Works, Political Updates, Age in the Business; Industry Intel Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Mar. 15 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, March 15, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Actors on Acting; Disney Under Fire; Award Season: Critics Choices, BAFTA's Name Winners; Industry Intel; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Mar. 08 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, March 08, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss International Women's Day; Updates on Broadway: Mask Mandate Remains, Cort Theatre Renamed; Awards & Festivals; International Production; Disney Under Fire for Funding Anti-LGBTQ+ Florida Politicians; Industry Intel; New Works Ahead Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Mar. 01 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, March 01, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Accountability with Annie; Entertainment Industry Stands in Solidarity with Ukraine 🇺🇦; SAG Awards: SUCCESSION, TED LASSO Win Big; Other Surprise Winners Announced; NAACP Awards Celebrate BLACK-ISH, POWER BOOK II; César Awards & More; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Industry Intel: Production, UpFronts on the Rise, Entertainment Vets Share Stories; Opportunities for New Writers; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Feb. 22 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, February 22, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Industry Intel; Network Updates, Streaming Still King 👑; Theatre Updates; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Feb. 15 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, February 15, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Production Updates; The Casting Society of America - Going Global 🌎; COVID Restrictions & Protocols; Oscars Chatter; Streaming Continues to Dominate; Freebies, Discounts & Opportunities Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Feb. 08 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, February 08, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Oscar Nominations; Industry Intel; Artios Nominees Announced; In-Person We Go: Alamo Drafthouse Expands & More Up-Fronts; Streaming News: Amazon's Rapid Growth, Netflix Marks LILYHAMMER Anniversary; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Acting Advice from the Pros; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Feb. 01 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, February 01, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Awards, Festivals & Up-Fronts; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Updates at the Theater: Broadway Totals, Up-and-Coming Playwrights; Industry Intel Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jan. 25 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, January 25, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Production Returning; Pilot Season Lows; Award Season: Oscars Race Shaping Up, Artios Awards Moved Online; Political Updates: Arts Workers Lobby for Increased Funding in 2022; Streaming Wars Continue: Netflix Earnings Dip As Industry Mulls Virtual Future; Actors on Acting; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jan. 18 2022

By Abigail Hardin, January 18, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Production & Content Demand 🎬; Show Me the Money!; Film Festivals & Saving the Movies; Theatre: Staying Alive; Theatre Training; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jan. 11 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, January 11, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Golden Globes Quietly Crowns Winners; Industry Watchful of Upcoming Live Ceremonies; COVID Updates; Industry Intel Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jan. 04 2022 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, January 04, 2022
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Upcoming Events; Industry Intel; Ups and Downs for Female Filmmakers in 2021; COVID Updates Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Dec. 28 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, December 28, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Year End Sale 🎉; Upcoming Events; Film & TV; Theatre Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Dec. 21 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, December 21, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Year End Sale 🎉; Upcoming Events; Awards Season; Production & Streaming Updates; New York Theatre: Omicron Spikes; Industry Intel; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; What to Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Dec. 14 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, December 14, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Awards Season; Production Updates; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; On Broadway; What to Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Dec. 07 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, December 07, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Awards Season Preview; International Production; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Industry Intel; COVID Updates; In Memoriam: Stephen Sondheim; What to Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Nov. 23 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, November 23, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Production Updates: Toronto Film & TV Receives Boost, COVID Testing Costs Highlighted; Streaming News: Paramount+ On The Rise, Netflix Reveals Top 10 Data; Industry Intel; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Nov. 16 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, November 16, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Despite a Rift, IATSE Ratifies Contract; Industry Intel; Streaming Wars: Disney+ Day Sets Slate, Netflix Claims Top Market Share; RUST Producers Sued for Negligence; The Arts Welcome Back International Travelers; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Nov. 09 2021

By Abigail Hardin, November 09, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss New Features; Actors on Acting; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; HFPA Restructuring; Streaming; Political Updates; RUST Investigation Continues; Quick Bites; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Nov. 02 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, November 02, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss New Feature; Domestic & International Production; RUST Shockwaves Continue; IATSE Approaching New Contract; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Industry Intel; Updates from Broadway Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Oct. 26 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, October 26, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss IATSE; Cinematographer Killed on Film Set; Production; Streaming; Up & Coming Filmmakers; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; It's that time of year ❄️ Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Oct. 19 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, October 19, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss IATSE; Indie Film, Streaming & Metrics; Production Breaking Ground; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; What to Read & Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Oct. 12 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, October 12, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss IATSE Strong; Industry Intel; Theatre News; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Actors on Acting; What to Read & Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Oct. 05 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, October 05, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss COVID Reopening; IATSE Strike Authorization; CAA & ICM Merger Continues to Shape Up; Streaming; Industry Intel; Immigration in the Spotlight for Fall Premieres; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Sep. 28 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, September 28, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss 74th Tony Awards Finally Hits the Stage; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; JAGGED LITTLE PILL Producers Investigating Claims of Misconduct; CAA to Acquire ICM Partners; IATSE Strike Looms As Workers Push for Better Hours, Wages; Nielsen Rival On The Horizon?; Industry Intel Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Sep. 21 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, September 21, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Emmys; Television in Transition; Lights...Camera...Vax; Georgia on My Mind 🍑; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Tony Awards; Broadway is Back!; Finishing the Hat 🎩; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Sep. 14 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, September 14, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Upcoming Free Events; Broadway Remembers 9/11; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Movie Theaters Enjoy Summer Viewership Boost; Industry Intel; The Future of TV; A Call to Reshape the Theatre Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Sep. 07 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, September 07, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Industry Mourns Passing of Michael K. Williams; Fall Reopening Coming Into View; Industry Reacts to Texas Abortion Ban; Industry Intel; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Aug. 31 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, August 31, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Career Consultations with Annie; Production Updates; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Industry Intel; What to Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Aug. 24 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, August 24, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Disney vs Black Widow Continues; Theaters & Streaming: Determining Film Success in 2021 and Beyond; Television Academy Sets Emmys COVID Plan; Industry Intel; Reopening Broadway & Beyond; New Regional Theatre Landscape Taking Shape; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Actors on Acting Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Aug. 17 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, August 17, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Production Boom; Cinema VS Streaming; Union Agreements; Industry Intel; Diversity & Inclusion; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Aug. 10 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, August 10, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Hollywood Foreign Press Association Restructuring Continues; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Awards Talk: Gender Neutral Categories, Expanded Fields & More; In the Heat of the Fest; Production Updates and Profits Rising; Studios and Theaters Weighing Vaccine Mandate Options; For the Love of the Theatre: Part 2; Vying for Space Among the Streamers; Industry Intel; Up & Coming Writers Making Waves; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Aug. 03 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, August 03, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Disney's BLACK WIDOW Debacle Sends Mixed Signals to Industry; COVID Updates; A Whole New (Vaccinated) World; Production At Home & Abroad; Follow the Money; Aftermath of WGA Spat with Agencies; Emmys, Festivals, and More; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jul. 27 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, July 27, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Actors' Equity Changes the Game: Open Access, Extended Eligibility, and More; Reopening Plans Uncertain as COVID Cases Rise; Festivals Remain Cautiously Optimistic About In-Person Events; A Tale of Two States; HBO Setting Big Plans for 2022 and Beyond; Industry Intel Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jul. 20 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, July 20, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Emmy Nominations 🏆; Film & TV Production Boosts; Movie Theaters Vying for Space in Growing Virtual Landscape; Industry Intel; For the Love of the Theatre; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Watch, Read & Listen Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jul. 13 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, July 13, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss COVID: Road to Reopening; Inaugural HCA Awards Announces Nominees; Streaming vs Theatrical Battle Continues; Industry Intel; Chicago Artists Speak Out; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Iconic Costumes to Display in Times Square Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jul. 06 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, July 06, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Production & Protocols; International Production; More Articles of Interest Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jun. 29 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, June 29, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss COVID Reopening: Vaccine Requirements; Touring Protocols; TKTS Restart; Industry Intel; Back at the Movies: Festival Circuits; Box Office Uncertainty; Awards Shows Changes & Trends; Stream, Stream, Stream; Pride Month Recap: Outfest Partners with Netflix, LOKI Spoilers; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jun. 22 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, June 22, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Festivals, Awards & Movie Theatres; Industry Intel; Streaming Highs & Lows; Save Our Stages Delay, COVID Reopening Continues; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; What to Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jun. 15 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, June 15, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Inside the Industry: Actors on Acting; Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth; Pride Month Round-Up; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Festival Watch; Reopen, Sesame 🚪; TV Trends; What to Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jun. 08 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, June 08, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Festival Circuit Reloading; Industry Intel; Biden Eyeing NEA Increase, Tax Incentives Booming; Regional Theaters Reopening; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; The Name's Bond; New MCU Theme Park Unveiled; Quick Bites; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jun. 01 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, June 01, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Amazon's Acquisition of MGM; Industry Intel; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Returning to the Theater; Inside Out: Revitalizing Outdoor Performances; New Space for New Works; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: May. 25 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, May 25, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Industry Intel; There Has Been A Reopening; Movie Theaters Are Ready for Butts in Seats; Navigating Upfronts and Content Schedule for 2021-2022; Merry Christmas (In June), You Ole' Building and Loan! Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: May. 18 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, May 18, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss COVID Reopening; Renewals and Cancelations and UpFronts, Oh My!; Filming Relocating to California, or..... Space?; Sundance to Maintain Hybrid Model in 2022; The Big Screen is Back; HFPA Fallout Continues; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Advice & Submissions; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: May. 11 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, May 11, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Pilots & Upfronts; Show Me the Money!; HFPA; The Sun Will Come Out, Tomorrow! 🌅; COVID-19 Impact; Opportunities; Fresh Faces; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: May. 04 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, May 04, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss COVID Reopening; Revival of the Regional Theater; Up-Fronts Are Back, Nature is Healing 🌱; Dawn of the New Productions; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Union Renews Focus on Intimacy Coordinators; Funds They Are A-Raisin'; Quick Bites; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Apr. 27 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, April 27, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Upcoming Workshops; Oscars; Netflix - Top Brass, Top Dollar 🤑; Reopening; WHAT DID YOU SAY?!?!?! 🦻; Scandal in the Air; Diversity / Inclusion; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Apr. 20 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, April 20, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss And.....we're baaaack!; Congratulations! 🎉; Pilots, Tax Credits, Relocations, Oh My!; Another Movie Theatre Pandemic Casualty 🍿💀; Georgia Boycott 🍑; At The Office; Power and Abuse; Diversity & Inclusion; Audition Tips & Insight; Quick Bites & What to Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Apr. 13 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, April 13, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Opening the Industry Floodgates; Condemnation Continues for Georgia Voter Law; Industry Intel; More Financial Support on the Way for Arts & Entertainment; Movie Theaters vs Streaming Wars Continue; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; In Memoriam; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Apr. 06 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, April 06, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 Bests NOMADLAND at SAG Awards; Industry Reacts to Georgia Voter Law; It's a Fest; COVID Updates & Reopening; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Quick Bites; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Mar. 30 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, March 30, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Award Season Rolls On 🏆; Movie Theatres Keeping Eyes on the Prize; COVID Updates & Reopening; I Think I Feel A Change in the Wind, Says I; Industry Intel; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Let's All Go to the Library 📖; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Mar. 23 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, March 23, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Road to Reopening; Industry Responds to Anti-Asian Violence; Exclusivity Deals Challenged, Save Our Stages & NEA Receive Funding Boost; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Wayne Brady's Quest to Lead with Improv; It Was A Drive-By Fruiting!; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Mar. 16 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, March 16, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Upcoming Workshops; Broadway: One Year Later; Oscar Nominations 2021; COVID Reopening; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; New Year, New Stimulus: Renewed Hope for Arts Sector; Advice, Submissions & Classes; Quick Bites; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Mar. 09 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, March 09, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Upcoming Workshops; Women's History Month; Award Season Updates; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; The Return of the Big Screen 🍿; Streaming Services Rebound Faster than Cable; NYC Reopening Program Hits AEA Roadblock, Statewide 'NY PopsUp' Approved ; Quick Bites; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Mar. 02 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, March 02, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Upcoming Workshops; Golden Globes 2021 Recap; Awards & Festivals; Industry Responds to Uptick in Anti-Asian American Violence; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; COVID Updates; Stream Me Up, Scotty; Marching Into Politics; Industry Intel: Insights from the Pros; Quick Bites; Watch, Read & Listen Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Feb. 23 2021

By Sean Gregory, February 23, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Upcoming Workshops; COVID Updates; For the Good of the Union; International Edition 🇬🇧 🇦🇺 🇨🇳; Advice & Submissions; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Ava DuVernay Launches New Production Company; Scorsese Channels il Maestro; Quick Bites Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Feb. 16 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, February 16, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss UTD Workshop Feedback; Black History Month; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; COVID Updates; Assessing a New Federal Theatre Project; There's No Place Like Home; Netflix Expansion Continues; It's Spike's World, We're Just Living In It; Advice, Classes & Submissions; Quick Bites; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Feb. 09 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, February 09, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Self-Submission Workshop with The Growing Studio; Ranking Super Bowl Commercials; Setting the Stage for Awards Season 2021; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; COVID Updates; No Assholes Allowed; We Finish Each Other's.... Avalanche Mysteries?; Advice & Submissions; Quick Bites; That "Feeling of Fellowship" Will Return Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Feb. 02 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, February 02, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Film Festival Flings; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; 2021 Tony Awards Will Coincide with Broadway's Reopening; COVID Updates; Exploring International Waters; Pilots and Streaming and Movie Theaters, Oh My!; "I may be petite, but I'm big"; Quick Bites; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jan. 26 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, January 26, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Actor Tax Time Workshop; Ain't No Theatre like Political Theatre; Open Call for Black Actors; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Mr. Stark, I Don't Feel So Good; COVID Updates; Openings for Theaters and Film Festivals A Moving Target; Streaming Giants Fight for Top Slot; Quick Bites; What to Watch & Read; BRIDGERTON Receives Green Light for Season 2; Up-To-Date's Mission Statement Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jan. 19 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, January 19, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Upcoming Workshops; The Changing of the Guard; COVID Updates; You Can (Finally) Sit with Us; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; For Your Consideration; ALL IN THE FAMILY, 50 Years Later; Quick Bites & Advice; What to Watch & Read; So No One Told You Life Was Gonna Be This Way? Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jan. 12 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, January 12, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Upcoming Workshops; Casting Society of America's ARTIOS Awards Nominees; Movie Theatres Dealt Massive Blow in 2020; Leading Ladies in Film & TV; COVID Updates; Political Turmoil Permeates Entertainment Landscape; "What'll we do with ourselves this afternoon, and the day after that, and the next thirty years?"; Quick Bits; The Fellow-script of the Ring Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Jan. 05 2021 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, January 05, 2021
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Upcoming Workshops; Streaming VS Cinema; Save Our Stages Act; The COVID Effect; Diversity / Inclusion; A Lesson in Acting & Story; What to Read; What to Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Dec. 22 2020 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, December 22, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Let's Make a Deal!; Favorite Season? Awards!; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Home Box Office Takes on New Meaning; COVID Updates; A View from the Stage; WGA Strike Winding Down; Holiday Guide for Actors 🎄; For Your Viewing & Listening Pleasure Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Dec. 15 2020

By Abigail Hardin, December 15, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Production Updates; Streaming; Cinema & Awards; Looking for Funding?; Politics; August Wilson Lives On; Diversity / Inclusion; Tidbits & Odds-and-Ends Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Dec. 08 2020 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, December 08, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Updates at the Box Office; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; COVID Updates; SAG-AFTRA Healthcare Struggles Resurface; The Old (Purple) Hills of Home; Streaming Wars Welcome Newcomer Discovery Plus; There's More of Gravy Than of Grave About You!; Advice & Submission Opportunities; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Dec. 01 2020 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, December 01, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss COVID; Movie Theatres; Streaming; Regional Theatre; Diversity & Inclusion; Tidbits & Odds-and-Ends Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Nov. 24 2020 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, November 24, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss What's Up With the Macy's Parade?; Tara Rubin & Robi Reed to Receive Artios Top Honors; COVID Updates; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Oscar Buzz & International Awards; Let's All Go To The Lobby 🍿; Ca-li-for-nia News, It's Unforgettable 🏖; I'm a Union Man; O Conan, Where Art Thou; Restructuring & Lay-Offs; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Nov. 17 2020 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, November 17, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Production Up-Tick; Political Aftermath; Cancel the popcorn 🍿; Streaming, Streaming, Streaming; COVID Effect; Advice from Casting Directors; 📣 Calling All Film & TV Actors; Diversity & Inclusion; Tidbits & Odds-and-Ends Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Nov. 10 2020 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, November 10, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Coalition of At-Risk Industries Organize for COVID Insurance; Election Week in America; COVID Updates; Netflix Expanding in Brooklyn?; Jeremy O. Harris Makes the Most of HBO Partnership; I'll Take the GOAT for $1000, Alex; Sister, Sister Star Speaks Out; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Nov. 03 2020 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, November 03, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss The 2020 Effect; One Positive of Going Digital; Streaming; The Perfect Pitch; Diversity & Inclusion; Black Broadway Producers You Should Know; The Theatre Plight; Borat Subsequent Moviefilm; Sean Connery; Tidbits & Odds-and-Ends; What to Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Oct. 27 2020 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, October 27, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Tech Takes the Lead During COVID; Quibi's Final Bow; SAG-AFTRA and AEA Disputes Continue; & JULIET and DEAR EVAN HANSEN Lead UK's Olivier Awards; Schumer: Save Our Stages or Bust; Off-Broadway Collective Sues NY-Gov. Cuomo; Regional Theatre Postponements & Closures; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Tyler Perry Reigns Supreme; Chadwick Boseman: In Memoriam; Halloween 🎃; SAG and AFTRA, 20 Years Later; The Rain in Spain...; It's a Brand New (Media) Day; Advice to the Players; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Oct. 20 2020 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, October 20, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Discount Alert; The Fate of the Silver Screen; State of Production; VOTE!; Scholarships, Grants & Applications; Free Rehearsal Space in NYC; TONY Awards; The Times...they are a changing...; Diversity & Inclusion; Workplace Harassment; Keep it Positive!; Tidbits & Odds-and-Ends Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Oct. 13 2020 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, October 13, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss More Networking Events!; COVID Updates; Production Resuming; New York Film & Theatre Scene; Free Flu Shots from The Actors Fund; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Sexual Harassment Protections; Voting & Politics; Festival Season; Academy Acquires Balzer Collection; What to Read & Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Oct. 06 2020 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, October 06, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss The Future of Cinema; Theatre Financial Relief; Production Starts & Stops; What's Left of Pilot Season; TV Trends; Keep Laughing; Diversity / Inclusion; What to Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Sep. 29 2020 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, September 29, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss COVID - Production Resuming; China Censorship; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Awards; WGA Strike; Healthcare; Industry Intel; Zoom Tips; The Best Way to Spread Christmas Cheer...; What to Watch & Read Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Sep. 22 2020 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, September 22, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss The Emmys; Streaming Wars; Film Festivals & Gold Statues; Production Starts & Stops; Calling All Female and Non-Binary Filmmakers of Color; Diversity & Inclusion; Theatre Financial Relief; Pulitzer Prize for Drama; Treading the Boards; Tidbits & Odds-and-Ends Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Sep. 15 2020 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Sean Gregory, September 15, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Academy Awards Restructuring; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Production Resuming; Brantley's Final Bow; Regional Theatre Reopening; Tidbits & Odds-and-Ends; What to Watch Read More
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Entertainment Industry Insights: Sep. 08 2020 | Up-To-Date Actor

By Abigail Hardin, September 08, 2020
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Production Resuming; Financial Assistance 💸; Hollywood Establishment VS. Streaming Poachers; Not Perpetuating Stereotypes; Gender Neutral Awards; Women in Film; Day Job: Catching Sexual Predators; There Is No Planet B 🌎; Audition Tips 🎥; Tidbits & Odds-and-Ends Read More

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