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Month: July 2024

The deals, which tackle AI regulations, long workdays and wage adjustments, cover tens of thousands of crew members across the country. Crew members belonging to Hollywood’s major below-the-line union have voted to ratify two new three-year contracts. According to the union, 85.9 percent of voting members supported the Basic Agreement in the ratification vote tally. […]

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The $230 million, 245,000-square-foot East End Studios Mission Campus is expected to create more than 2,000 industry jobs. LOS ANGELES, CA — Developers Tuesday broke ground on what will be a 245,000 square foot television and film studio in downtown Los Angeles, aiming to solidify the city’s position as the entertainment production capital of the […]

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Ambitious plans have been unveiled to build new film and TV studios in the heart of London as part of a development called the Camden Film Quarter. Situated in Kentish Town, in the London Borough of Camden, there are plans for soundstages, a National Film and TV School campus, and homes and workspaces. Essentially, the Camden Film Quarter would […]

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The Teamsters are sending a shot across the bow, warning that they remain “far apart” in talks with the studios with less than three weeks to go before their contract expires. Teamsters Local 399 and the other Basic Crafts unions have spent four weeks in negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, and have […]

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The stage will soon be set for Western Australia’s answer to Hollywood and officials say a “simplistic” name for the state’s first dedicated screen production facility is a logical choice that will put the capital on the map. Formally announced by the state government as Perth Film Studios in June, the $233.5 million construction in Malaga, in […]

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The former NBC Studios, in what TV host Johnny Carson used to call “beautiful downtown Burbank,” has sold for $375 million to a local developer who previously owned the property and plans to add more soundstages to the legendary lot. Worthe Real Estate Group and partners bought the 27-acre film and television production facility now […]

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ProdPro finds that the number of global productions dropped 20% The impacts of Hollywood’s cutbacks in production spending are being felt as the number of global film and television productions is down 20% from 2022 and approximately 40% in the United States, according to a new report by production technology and research company ProdPro. The […]

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Ryan Murphy and Kim Kardashian are having a very good week. Two days after it was announced that Halle Berry and Glen Close had joined the cast of the mega-producer and the reality star’s All’s Fair, today the California Film Commission announced the Hulu legal drama as one of the recipients of the state’s film and tv tax incentive program. To be specific, as a […]

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“Not only can he go to a table read, but he can go to the next room and code, too,” Paramount’s incoming president Jeff Shell said of his new boss. Paramount (PARA) Global, the media behemoth that counts CBS, Paramount Pictures and MTV among its portfolio, is set to become the “New Paramount” after merging […]

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The sides have made it official: David Ellison’s Skydance Media has set a deal with Paramount Global that calls for Ellison to become chairman and CEO of an enhanced Paramount while former NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell will take operational reins as president. “In 1987, my father, Sumner Redstone, acquired Viacom and began assembling and growing […]

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