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  • Netflix Would “Rethink Entire Investment In Georgia” If Abortion Law Holds

    05/28/2019 11:45:42 AM PDT · by C19fan · 82 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | May 28, 2019 | Patrick Hipes
    Netflix has become the first major Hollywood company to take a stand against Georgia’s recent passage of a strict abortion law, with chief content officer Ted Sarandos saying Tuesday that the streaming giant would “rethink our entire investment in Georgia” if legislation known as the “heartbeat bill” became state law.
  • Campaign contributor helped Obamas score Netflix deal

    05/27/2018 9:35:12 AM PDT · by yoe · 18 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 26, 2018 | Isabel Vincent
    Barack and Michelle Obama are raking in the cash, thanks to the influence of a former campaign supporter. The couple last week ( signed a creative production deal with Netflix) that one entertainment-industry source said could be valued at more than $50 million. Ted Sarandos, a major campaign contributor for Obama and the streaming giant’s creative-content chief who oversees an $8 billion budget, helped to broker the deal, the source told The Post.
  • Anita Hill to Lead Hollywood Commission on Sexual Harassment

    12/15/2017 8:28:20 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 51 replies
    New York Times ^ | December 15, 2017 | Cara Buckley
    A commission headed by Anita Hill and composed of and funded by some of the most powerful names in Hollywood has been created to tackle widespread sexual abuse and harassment in the media and entertainment industries. Called the Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace, the initiative was spearheaded by Kathleen Kennedy, the president of Lucasfilm; Maria Eitel, the co-chair of the Nike Foundation; the powerhouse attorney Nina Shaw; and Freada Kapor Klein, the venture capitalist who helped pioneer surveys on sexual harassment decades ago. The commission’s mission, according to a news release, is to “tackle the...