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  • Plans to resume 'Midnight Rider' filming concern union officials

    Plans to resume 'Midnight Rider' filming concern union officials
    The union representing Hollywood crew members has expressed dismay over plans by the producers of "Midnight Rider" to resume production of the film in Los Angeles, a few months after a train accident in Georgia killed a camera assistant. Michael Miller,...
  • L.A. Theater Review: 'Ruth Draper's Monologues' Starring Annette Bening

    Chutzpah isn't the first trait you'd associate with the elegant, patrician Ruth Draper (1884-1956), intimate of Shaw and Henry James and creator of precisely observed monodramas on the female types of her era. But to become the toast of two continents she...
  • 'Slates for Sarah' campaign pays tribute to film worker killed by train

    'Slates for Sarah' campaign pays tribute to film worker killed by train
    A social media campaign to pay tribute to Sarah Jones, the camera assistant who died in Georgia last week, has gone viral, drawing an outpouring of support from crew members around the world. Sarah Jones, 27, was struck and killed by a freight train...
  • Oscars 2014 : Sarah Jones ('Midnight Rider') unlikely for tribute segment

    Oscars 2014 : Sarah Jones ('Midnight Rider') unlikely for tribute segment
    A petition to include Sarah Jones, the camera assistant killed on a film set in Georgia last week, in the Oscars "in memoriam" tribute has so far failed to sway the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Two sources close to the academy said Jones...
  • Sarah Jones Hollywood memorial draws calls for safer film sets

    Sarah Jones Hollywood memorial draws calls for safer film sets
    At least 500 film industry workers gathered in West Hollywood on Friday night to pay tribute to Sarah Jones, the 27-year-old assistant camerawoman killed on a film set last month in Georgia. Hundreds of union members walked along Sunset Boulevard from...
  • UPDATE: Investigators Seek Answers to 'Midnight Rider' Train Accident

    Updated 1:15 p.m. PST: Investigators in Georgia are trying to determine the circumstances that led to a fatal train accident that killed a crew member on the set of the Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider" near Savannah, Ga., on Thursday. The victim...
  • Train hits, kills crew member filming Gregg Allman biopic

    Train hits, kills crew member filming Gregg Allman biopic
    A 27-year-old member of a crew filming a biopic about Southern rock musician Gregg Allman was struck and killed by freight train this week in southeast Georgia. Investigators Friday were collecting video, emails and statements to figure out who might be...
  • Investigator: 'Midnight Rider' Crew Wasn't Supposed to Be on Tracks

    The crew of Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider" was working on train tracks without permission from the railroad in Wayne County, Ga., when a train crashed into the production team, killing one and injuring seven others, an investigator said Friday. The...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Crew on Fatal Train Accident: 'No Corners Were Cut'

    The Savannah-based film crew working on Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider" has denied any wrong doing in the train crash that killed a 27-year-old camera assistant and injured seven others, insisting "no corners were cut." In an email to Variety,...
  • 'We Are Going to Make Sure Hollywood Does Not Become Detroit' -- Hollywood Unionists Rally for Improved Tax Credits

    Show business unionists have turned out enthusiastically in the middle of the weekend with promises to support legislation to sweeten California's film tax credit program. More than 700 attendees came to the standing-room-only rally at Pickwick Gardens...
  • Sheriff's Report: 'Midnight Rider' Was Denied Railroad Permit, According to CSX Email

    The sheriff's office of Wayne County, Ga., released an incident report that suggests the production company did not have permission from CSX to shoot a scene on a train trestle and in fact may have been denied such clearance. In the incident report,...
  • Guild works with agencies probing camera assistant's death in Georgia

    Guild works with agencies probing camera assistant's death in Georgia
    The union representing cinematographers and camera operators said it was working with government agencies investigating the death last week of a camera assistant working on a movie in Georgia. Sarah Jones, 27, was struck and killed by a freight train...