January 31, 2020
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In This Issue
BUSINESS AFFAIRS
Omnicom MPPA: Important Information for AICP Members
Production Abroad: Top Level Travel Advisory Issued For China
AICP AWARDS
The 2020 AICP Awards Call For Entries Campaign Found Someone as Passionate About Craft as We Are: Deadline to Enter is Friday, February 14th
Chris Franklin of Big Sky Edit Announced as First-Ever AICP Post Awards Chair
Mark Your Calendars Now: All Three 2020 AICP Awards Presentations Premiere This Spring
SPONSORED CONTENT
Because You Can't Scooter to Palm Springs
COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
Meet, Connect, and Engage With Your Peers at an AICP Roundtable
AICP Production Training Seminar Held in Los Angeles. The Next Will Be Held February 22nd & 23rd in Atlanta
LETTER OF THE LAW
Trolling May Face a Whopper of a Bill
SPONSORED CONTENT
Now it's Easier Than Ever to Find Top Talent (and Gigs) on Vimeo
MEMBER SERVICES
It's Time to Send Your Membership Renewal Dues for 2020
AICP Membership Continues to Grow
HAPPENINGS
Visit the AICP Calendar on aicp.com for all upcoming dates and events...

February 5th, 2020 - Labor Roundtable in New York

February 11th, 2020 - Post Production Roundtable in Los Angeles

February 14th, 2020 - Deadline to Enter the 2020 AICP Awards

February 18th, 2020 - Labor Roundtable in Los Angeles

February 23rd & 24th, 2020 - AICP Production Training Seminar in Atlanta

February 25th, 2020 - Post Production Roundtable in Chicago

February 27th, 2020 - AICP Town Hall on Intellectual Property/Indemnity/Insurance in New York

March 4th, 2020 - Labor Roundtable in New York

March 10th, 2020 - AICP East Board Meeting

March 11th, 2020 - Business Affairs Roundtable in Los Angeles

BUSINESS AFFAIRS
Omnicom MPPA: Important Information for AICP Members
After years of discussion, Omnicom has released their 76-page holding company-wide agency Motion Picture Production Agreement ("MPPA"). This complex document raises issues that seem to be counter to the collaborative benefit of agencies and production/post production companies that we had been engaging, discussing, and hoping for... Read More 
Production Abroad: Top Level Travel Advisory Issued For China
The United States Department of State has issued a Level 4 Do Not Travel Advisory for the People’s Republic of China as a result of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak... Read More 
AICP AWARDS
The 2020 AICP Awards Call For Entries Campaign Found Someone as Passionate About Craft as We Are: Deadline to Enter is Friday, February 14th

 

Is there anyone out there who’s as obsessed with craft as the AICP Awards? Director Matt Piedmont of PRETTYBIRD found her...  Read More 

Chris Franklin of Big Sky Edit Announced as First-Ever AICP Post Awards Chair

Earlier this month, we happily announced that Chris Franklin, Owner/Editor at Big Sky Edit, will serve as the Chairperson of the 2020 AICP Post Awards... Read More 

Mark Your Calendars Now: All Three 2020 AICP Awards Presentations Premiere This Spring
New York will serve as host to the AICP Post Awards; as well as AICP Week, which includes the premiere of the AICP Next Awards and the AICP Show and Gala Reception at the Museum of Modern Art... Read More 
SPONSORED CONTENT
Because You Can't Scooter to Palm Springs

California Rent A Car strives to deliver both exceptional fleet quality and customer service on every shoot, every time, but did you know it can also serve executives and staff for personal rentals? Whether you’re in town on business (and extend the trip to do some Santa Barbara wine tasting) or a local whose in-laws are visiting (we’re sorry), the team at CA Rent A Car works to understand your needs and make your life just a little bit easier... Read More 

COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
Meet, Connect, and Engage With Your Peers at an AICP Roundtable
In 2020, AICP will further expand opportunities for members to connect by hosting frequent discussions on labor, business affairs, and post production/digital issues... Read More 
AICP Production Training Seminar Held in Los Angeles. The Next Will Be Held February 22nd & 23rd in Atlanta
On Saturday and Sunday, January 25th-26th, the popular AICP Production Training Seminar returned to Los Angeles. Universal Studios hosted the sold-out, in-depth series of classes offering a detailed examination of the production process, and the role of the production staff... Read More 
LETTER OF THE LAW
Trolling May Face a Whopper of a Bill
Federal Circuit affirms attorney fees against patent holder with weak case. Decision useful against patent trolls... Read More 
SPONSORED CONTENT
Now it's Easier Than Ever to Find Top Talent (and Gigs) on Vimeo

Finding the right people for your production projects can be hard. Most of us rely on informal networks, word-of-mouth, or sometimes just plain luck to source talent... Read More 

MEMBER SERVICES
It's Time to Send Your Membership Renewal Dues for 2020
All AICP Members in good standing received an invitation from the AICP to renew their membership for 2020... Read More 
AICP Membership Continues to Grow

The AICP welcomes the following companies to our growing General, Associate and AMP Memberships... Read More 
AICP - Association of Independent Commercial Producers
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