Welcome to this week’s round-up of news, commentary and industry announcements that you may have missed from the past week.
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In the news
SAG-AFTRA strike: key negotiation points (Variety)
Status of UK productions amid US actors strike (ScreenDaily)
Jane Birkin dies aged 76 (BBC)
Equity to hold rallies in the UK in solidarity with US actors strike (Hollywood Reporter)
Features and commentary
The Barbie-Oppenheimer double feature (Variety)
The use of AI across the film and TV industry (Broadcast Now)
Equity SAG-AFTRA joint statement (Equity)
UK Virtual Production Directory launched by British Film Commission (British Film Commission)
HBO to avoid class-action suit regarding sharing of subscribers’ viewing history (Hollywood Reporter)
WGA and SAG-AFTRA file labour grievance against NBCUniversal (Hollywood Reporter)